kind of

adverb

Definition of kind of

1 : to a moderate degree : somewhat it's kind of late to begin
2 : in a way that approximates : more or less kind of sneaked up on us

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Examples of kind of in a Sentence

those sheets are kind of new, so use something else to cover the floor while painting

First Known Use of kind of

1775, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of kind of was in 1775

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“Kind of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kind%20of. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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kind of

adverb

Kids Definition of kind of

: to a moderate degree : somewhat It's kind of dark in here.

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