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    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
      • It was a strange kind of clapping; a sort of wide-handed upward clap, compounded by the exaggerated nasal voice the hijras used in speech.
      • Never, never, wear any kind of a whiff-whaff or a thing-ama-bob on your hat.
      • The next town east, Colgan, is littered with semicollapsed houses and rusting automobiles; an older man I spotted working on some kind of machine in his yard told me there were six residents left.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Uncomparable adverbs
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    Meaning of kind of for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "kind of" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
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