picture for genre

Pronunciation: zhahn-ruh; French zhahn-ruh

Meanings of Genre:

1. A particular style used in cinema, writing or art which can be recognized by certain features
2. Type; class

Master’s Tip to Learn Genre:

GENRE can be simply learned by expanding the word as GENERATION. Every generation has its own art and literature style. Look at history if you have any doubts about that. It’s strange if you don’t know actually. And that art and literature style is the meaning of the word.

Sentence examples for Genre:

1. The novel did not really exist as a genre before the 17th century.
2. There’s a whole game of films about city-dwellers lost in the wilderness.

Synonyms: brand, category, character, classification, fashion, group, kind, school, sort, species, style
Antonyms: disarranged, disarrayed, disordered, or unclassified

Want to explore more Words?

Explore Our Visual Vocab Section