something/anything of the kind

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of something/anything of the kind

: something like the person or thing mentioned
  • I'd like to go to a movie or a concert, or something of the kind.
often used in negative statements
  • He said I hung up on him, but I never did anything of the kind!
  • This technology is completely new. I've never seen anything of the kind before.

Word by Word Definitions

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

anything play
  1. : any thing whatever : any such thing

  1. : at all

kind play
  1. : a group united by common traits or interests : category

  2. : a specific or recognized variety

  3. : a doubtful or barely admissible member of a category

  1. : of a sympathetic or helpful nature

  2. : of a forbearing nature : gentle

  3. : arising from or characterized by sympathy or forbearance


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