Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun genre

4 senses of genre

Sense 1
genre -- (a kind of literary or artistic work)
       => kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")

Sense 2
writing style, literary genre, genre -- (a style of expressing yourself in writing)
       => expressive style, style -- (a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper")

Sense 3
music genre, musical genre, genre, musical style -- (an expressive style of music)
       => expressive style, style -- (a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper")
       => music -- (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Sense 4
genre -- (a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique)
       => art, fine art -- (the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art")

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