HyperDic: genre

English > 4 senses of the word genre:
NOUNcognitiongenrea kind of literary or artistic work
communicationgenre, writing style, literary genrea style of expressing yourself in writing
communicationgenre, music genre, musical genre, musical stylean expressive style of music
artifactgenrea class of art (or artistic endeavor / endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
genre > pronunciation
Soundszhaa'nrah
Rhymesabracadabra ... zebra: 116 rhymes with rah...
English > genre: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA kind of literary or artistic work.
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
Spanishgénero
Catalangènere
English > genre: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA style of expressing yourself in writing.
Synonymswriting style, literary genre
NarrowerdramaThe literary genre of works intended for the theater
formAn arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse
poetry, poesy, verseliterature in metrical form
proseordinary writing as distinguished from verse
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Spanishgénero literario, género
Catalangènere literari, gènere
English > genre: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn expressive style of music.
Synonymsmusic genre, musical genre, musical style
Category ofcrossoverThe appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining / combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience
Narrowerblack music, African-American musicmusic created by African-American musicians
classical music, classical, serious musicTraditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
marching music, marchgenre of music written for marching
popular music, popular music genreAny genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
religious music, church musicgenre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
musicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
English > genre: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA class of art (or artistic endeavor / endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique.
Narrowerabstractionism, abstract artAn abstract genre of art
chinoiserieA style in art reflecting Chinese influence
folk artgenre of art of unknown origin that reflects traditional values of a society
genre paintingA genre depicting everyday life
landscape, landscape paintingA genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
magic realismA literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative or meticulously realistic painting are combined with surreal elements of fantasy or dreams
modernismgenre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres
outsider art, self-taught art, vernacular art, naive art, primitive artA genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
pointillismA genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes
postmodernismgenre of art and literature and especially architecture in reaction against principles and practices of established modernism
primitivismA genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children
synthetismA genre of French painting characterized by bright flat shapes and symbolic treatments of abstract ideas
Broaderart, fine artThe products of human creativity
Spanishgénero
Catalangènere

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