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1. genre

noun. ['ˈʒɑːnrə'] a kind of literary or artistic work.

Synonyms

  • sort
  • kind
  • form

Antonyms

  • polyphonic music
  • monophony
  • polyphony
  • monophonic music

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Words that Rhyme with Genre

  • abra
  • abracadabra
  • acerra
  • admira
  • adra
  • agoura
  • agra
  • aguilera
  • aguirra
  • akira
  • alcantara
  • alessandra
  • alexandra
  • alexandra
  • algebra
  • alhambra
  • allegra
  • almira
  • altamira
  • altera

How do you pronounce genre?

Pronounce genre as ˈʒɑnrə.

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Example sentences of the word genre


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reading columns in your genre can help guide your tone.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Read the back of each book to determine into which genre that book most appropriately fits.

Quotes containing the word genre


1. You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor.
- Keanu Reeves

2. Rock n' roll as a genre is different from pop and hip hop: it is about bands, and that for me suggests brotherhood, family, friendship and community.
- Steven Van Zandt

3. I chose to stylize 'Among Friends' and add a dark comedic element because I didn't want to get pigeonholed as a genre director. I have a pretty dark sense of humor and knew that in order to get distribution, I had to do something in the genre for my first time out.
- Danielle Harris

2. genre

noun. ['ˈʒɑːnrə'] a style of expressing yourself in writing.

Synonyms

  • prose
  • literary genre
  • writing style
  • poesy
  • drama
  • poetry
  • expressive style
  • verse
  • form

Antonyms

  • undramatic
  • dramatic
  • sharpness
  • crooked

3. genre

noun. ['ˈʒɑːnrə'] a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique.

Synonyms

  • outsider art
  • genre painting
  • landscape painting
  • postmodernism
  • primitivism
  • synthetism
  • pointillism
  • landscape
  • art
  • modernism
  • fine art
  • vernacular art
  • chinoiserie
  • self-taught art
  • folk art
  • primitive art
  • abstract art
  • magic realism
  • abstractionism

Antonyms

  • ride
  • retreat
  • terseness
  • verboseness

4. genre

noun. ['ˈʒɑːnrə'] an expressive style of music.

Synonyms

  • musical genre
  • musical style
  • classical music
  • march
  • popular music
  • style
  • church music
  • serious music
  • popular music genre
  • music
  • marching music
  • religious music
  • expressive style
  • African-American music
  • black music
  • classical

Antonyms

  • nonclassical
  • nonstandard
  • tragedy
  • comedy
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