What does the word genre mean?

Usage examples for genre

  1. Perhaps one tires soon of genre pictures. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  2. The stream 'excites itself by the declivity which it obeys' is one of M. Masson's finest achievements in this genre, and it is an admirable instance of the influence of schoolboys on their masters. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
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