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English noun: genre

1. genre (cognition) a kind of literary or artistic work


Broader (hypernym)form, kind, sort, variety

2. genre (communication) a style of expressing yourself in writing


Synonymsliterary genre, writing style


Broader (hypernym)expressive style, style


Narrower (hyponym)drama, form, poesy, poetry, prose, verse

3. genre (communication) an expressive style of music


Synonymsmusic genre, musical genre, musical style


Broader (hypernym)expressive style, music, style


Narrower (hyponym)African-American music, black music, church music, classical, classical music, march, marching music, popular music, popular music genre, religious music, serious music


Domain category memberscrossover

4. genre (artifact) a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique


Broader (hypernym)art, fine art


Narrower (hyponym)abstract art, abstractionism, chinoiserie, folk art, genre painting, landscape, landscape painting, magic realism, modernism, naive art, outsider art, pointillism, postmodernism, primitive art, primitivism, self-taught art, synthetism, vernacular art









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