not the type

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of not the type

:not a particular kind of person
  • Her mother is not the type to complain.

Word by Word Definitions

type play
  1. : a particular kind, class, or group

  2. : something distinguishable as a variety : sort

  3. : a member of an indicated class or variety of people

  1. : to write something on a typewriter or enter data into a computer by way of a keyboard

  2. : to produce (a character, a document, etc.) using a keyboard (as on a typewriter or computer)

  3. : to identify as belonging to a type: such as


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