V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. a group or classification used for artistic or creative works of various kinds--category; 2. paintings depicting scenes of everyday home life
Synonyms: category, classification, style, type, kind, form, sort, genus, class
Antonyms: generality, assortment
Tips: Genre comes from the French word for "type." Genre is often used to describe different types of music: 50's genre, Rap genre, disco genre etc. Genre can also be used to describe types of movies, books, poetry, artwork etc.
I don't listen to any one, particular genre of music; I like all types. (style, type, category)
These two paintings should be classified within the same genre because of their similarity in style. (category, class)
I love music from various genres, including classic rock and disco. (styles)
What genre does the movie fall into; comedy or satire? (category, class)
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