Definition of 'genre'
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The last explores spy fiction, a genre that more than any other reflects the politics of the time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or, at the very least, a new movie genre. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are also one of the earliest genres of literature. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He made a massive contribution to the horror genre. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some literary writers have patronising attitudes to genre fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are few literary genres he did not explore with a view to explaining himself better. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)These are not obscure music genres to be embraced only by the snobby few. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They also choose the dullest pastime and the most regrettable musical genre. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For one film genre this will be very serious news indeed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the paucity of fresh ideas in the horror genre is now a genuine issue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is no need to mix the two genres of music. The Sun (2010)She took the crime genre into new and really interesting directions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He hopes it may establish hip hop as a genre for musical theatre. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fans of the superhero genre and the film should enjoy it. The Sun (2008)Together the three embrace the bundle of forms and genres on which the term book confers a spurious uniformity. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)For writers who aspired to storytelling, genre fiction was the natural home. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That's my kind of literary genre. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Familiar properties of the horror genre aren't spurned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A good letter is a golden link and an ancient genre of literature. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In part, genre painting pleases us because of what we find out about the world of the painting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One way of injecting that element would be for the judges to look more closely and favourably at genre fiction as well as literary fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In fact, this show is just as much about the growth of the social habit of taking tea as it is about genre painting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Despite honourable exceptions, the ubiquitous dramatised biography has probably been the most accident-prone arts genre. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The same cannot be said of America, where a whole genre of literature features dogs and cats playing central roles in solving crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'genre'
British English: genre NOUN
A genre is a particular type of literature, painting, music, film, or other art form which people consider as a class because it has special characteristics.
...his love of films and novels in the horror genre.
Definition of genre from the Collins English Dictionary
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