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
      • On the other hand, a formulation of dsRNA in bacteria can give dual benefits in terms of dsRNA synthesis and stability in a kind of bioformulation.
      • The essay is governed by a kind of primitive historicism that single-mindedly and even simple-mindedly strives to identify Hamlet with James.
      • The current flavors, are, left to right, ginger and kaffir lime; hibiscus and rhubarb; cola with a base of kukicha, a kind of Japanese tea made from twigs and stalks; and Concord grape and thyme.
  • 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
    Definite    ➨     Versatile