Subgenre definition

sŭbzhänrə
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A subcategory within a particular genre.

The academic mystery is a subgenre of the mystery novel.

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One of several categories within a particular genre.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
subgenre
Plural:
subgenres

Origin of subgenre

  • sub- +"Ž genre

    From Wiktionary