genre (plural genres)
- A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
- The still-life has been a popular genre in painting since the seventeenth century.
- The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter genre.
- literary genre
- film genre
- dramatic genre
- genre fiction
- theatrical genre
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