Definition of Kind of

1. Adverb. To some (great or small) extent. "He is kind of shy"

Exact synonyms: Kinda, Rather, Sort Of



Definition of Kind of

1. Adverb. (idiomatic colloquial) Slightly; somewhat; sort of. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kind Of

kinase II
kinases
kinate
kinates
kination
kinboshi
kincajou
kincajous
kinchin
kinchins
kincob
kincobs
kind
kind-hearted
kind-heartedness
kind of (current term)
kinda
kindas
kinde
kinded
kindegardner
kinder
kinderfeindlichkeit
kindergarchy
kindergarden
kindergardener
kindergardner
kindergarten
kindergartener
kindergarteners

Literary usage of Kind of

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Something of this kind, I replied :—God is always to be represented as he truly is; that is one form which is equally to be observed in every kind of verse, ..."

2. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"One thing I muft not omit; and that is, that being now fettled in a kind of commonwealth among them- ..."

3. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... some verses to himself, to enter on a calculation, no matter of what sort, to invent some kind of story. Impossible! He was beset by the image of Madame ..."

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