Genre

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Genre Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
  • a kind of literary or artistic work
  • an expressive style of music
  • a style of expressing yourself in writing

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a kind of literary or artistic work ,
  • a style of expressing yourself in writing ,
  • an expressive style of music ,
  • a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

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Genre Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A genre (from Latin: genus) is a style or type of music, literature, movies, or other media.

Some genres (styles) are used in more than one form of art or communication. For example, the genres fantasy and science fiction are used in literature, movies, and television.

General: comedy, romance, mystery

Literature: fiction, nonfiction



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