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kind of

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rather, kind of, kinda, sort of(adverb)

    to some (great or small) extent

    "it was rather cold"; "the party was rather nice"; "the knife is rather dull"; "I rather regret that I cannot attend"; "He's rather good at playing the cello"; "he is kind of shy"

Wiktionary

  1. kind of(Adverb)

    Slightly; somewhat; sort of.

    Etymology: From a reanalysis "kind of" in a phrase such as "a kind of merry dance" from noun ("kind") and preposition ("of") from the prepositional phrase "of merry dance" to adverb modifying "merry".

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'kind of' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2383

How to pronounce kind of?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say kind of in sign language?

  1. kindof

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kind of in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kind of in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of kind of in a Sentence

  1. Javier Soch and Seth Ortega:

    The game is no different, when we’re walking around we take turns we kind of glance at the phone while the other looks up and around, it’s just something that we’re taught to do.

  2. Peter Pitts:

    Calling for The FDA to use this data is pretty revolutionary, in the past this kind of data was not considered gold standard.

  3. Jim Jordan:

    Two things Jake Tapper look at to determine the credibility of a so-called whistleblower when they're coming forward, first, did they have firsthand knowledge ? And second, what is their motivation ? Was there some kind of bias ? This individual has problems on both of those counts. He had no firsthand knowledge, he heard something from someone who may have heard something from someone.

  4. Margaret Oliphant Oliphant:

    Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out of your senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do nothing whatever, and be utterly uninteresting to all the world.

  5. Ray Conner:

    To not have that, we’re just tying one hand behind our back, as far as I'm concerned, the competition is not going to back away from that kind of financing.

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