1. a kind of literary or artistic work

Definition categories: thought, form, kind, sort, variety

2. a style of expressing yourself in writing

Definition categories: communication, style

3. an expressive style of music

Definition categories: communication, music, style

4. a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

Definition categories: man–made, art

Sentences with genre as a noun:

- The still-life has been a popular genre in painting since the 17th century.

- The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter genre.