genre genre  /ˈʒɑn rə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a kind of literary or artistic work
  2. (n) a style of expressing yourself in writing
  3. (n) an expressive style of music
  4. (n) a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

Usage(s):

  • We were not prepared for the genre of music that was being played at the function but we enjoyed it all the same.

News

  1. Review: 'Man of Steel'

    Being Superman isn't as simple as it once was. Seventy-five years ago, when the Kryptonian caped--crusader first appeared on the cover of Action Comics #1, hoisting a car over his head, he not only stood for truth, justice, and the American way, he also had a virtual monopoly on the men-in-tights genre. Lately, though, that field has gotten awfully crowded. The local multiplex is lousy with ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Review: "Man of Steel" is joyless

    Being Superman isn't as simple as it once was. Seventy-five years ago, when the Kryptonian caped--crusader first appeared on the cover of Action Comics #1, hoisting a car over his head, he not only stood for truth, justice, and the American way, he also had a virtual monopoly on the men-in-tights genre. Lately, though, that field has gotten awfully crowded. The local multiplex is lousy with ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Indie rock band Parquet Courts brings jangly, propulsive fun back to genre

    The loose, lanky tease of '90s indie music has largely been stripped from the genre since its heyday, replaced by painfully twee folk-pop and nebulous psychedelic experiments heralded by crushing volume.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boulder Daily Camera

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Quotes

  1. "I had the feeling that I must do it with another genre, do it by being able to exaggerate through comedy," Levy said in an interview.
    on Jan 1, 2007 By: Dani Levy Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "My comments about `gangsta rap' were in no way trying to suggest that the government is responsible for creating this genre of rap music," Keys said in a statement issued by J Records. "The point that I was trying to make was that the term...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Alicia Keys Source: Washington Post

  3. "There are no prospects for that," Bale said shortly before "The Dark Knight" came out in July. "It's the genre thing again, but hey, look, I'm very happy with what I did and what I set out to do. But it's not award-worthy. It's not the kind...
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: Christian Bale Source: Newsweek

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