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  1. gen·re
    IPA[ˈZHänrə]
  2. noun

    • 1. a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: genre, plural noun: genres

    • noun

      a style or category of art, music, or literature:

      denoting or relating to a style of painting depicting scenes from ordinary life, typically domestic situations, associated particularly with 17th-century Dutch and Flemish artists:

    • noun

      a style of painting depicting scenes from ordinary life, especially domestic situations. Genre painting is associated particularly with 17th-century Dutch and Flemish artists.
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