[ suhb-zhahn-ruh, -zhahn-ruh ]
/ ˈsʌbˌʒɑn rə, -ˌʒɑ̃ rə /
a lesser or subordinate genre: a subgenre of popular fiction.
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Example sentences from the Web for subgenre
There is no subgenre more venerable than the romantic comedy.
At its mediocre worst, a la Pasternak, this subgenre of betrayal lit can be whiny and self-indulgent.
British Dictionary definitions for subgenre
/ (ˈsʌbˌʒɑːnrə) /
a category that is a subdivision of a larger genre
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