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Noun: genre  zhaa(n)-ru
  1. A kind of literary or artistic work
     
  2. A style of expressing yourself in writing
    - writing style, literary genre
     
  3. An expressive style of music
    - music genre, musical genre, musical style
     
  4. A class of art (or artistic endeavour) having a characteristic form or technique

Derived forms: genres

Type of: art, expressive style, fine art, form, kind, music, sort, style, variety

Encyclopedia: Genre