kind of meaning


    Definition of kind of in English Dictionary

  • Adverb
    1. IDI COL Slightly; somewhat; sort of.
      1. I'm getting kind of tired. Could we finish tomorrow?
      2. That's the right answer, kind of.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • I was asked to play strolling violin for a prom dinner, and when I asked the mother of the prom-goer about the kind of music he liked, she said he really only listens to heavy metal.
      • Allism is noneism with a twist. For whereas the noneist holds that some objects have no kind of being at all, the allist holds that every object has being.
      • When this was over, Mr. Woodhouse gratefully observed,—"It is very kind of you, Mr. Knightley, to come out at this late hour to call upon us."
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Uncomparable adverbs
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    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of kind of for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "kind of" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
    Definiteness: Level 1
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