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Definition of something of

: to some degree used to make a statement or description less forceful or definiteHe is something of an expert with car repair.We have something of a problem here.The movie was something of a disappointment.

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“Something of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/something%20of. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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