kinda

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\ ˈkīn-də How to pronounce kinda (audio) \

Definition of kinda

used for "kind of" in informal speech and in representations of such speech I feel kinda [=somewhat] tired.She's spontaneous, a bundle of fun and kinda wild.— Bell HooksI just kinda [=more or less] wrote it.— Dana Goodyear…one of those things that just kinda fell from the sky.— Tobit RaphaelYou know the kinda [=type of] trouble kids can get into around here.— John Edgar Wideman

First Known Use of kinda

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kinda was in 1885

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