sort of
adverb Date: 1790 to a moderate degree ; somewhat

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  • Sort Of — Infobox Album | Name = Sort Of Type = Studio album Artist = Slapp Happy Released = 1972 Recorded = May June 1972, Wümme, Germany Genre = Avant progressive rock Length = 41:42 Label = Polydor 2310 204 (G) Producer = Uwe Nettelbeck Reviews = *… …   Wikipedia

  • sort of — mainly spoken 1) slightly, or in some ways Aren t you hungry? Sort of. I m mostly just tired. I m sort of worried about Jenny. 2) similar, but not exactly the same It s sort of a shiny bluish grey colour. People say I look sort of like my… …   English dictionary

  • sort\ of — • kind of • sort of adv. phr. informal Almost but not quite; rather. A guinea pig looks kind of like a rabbit, but it has short ears. Bob was kind of tired when he finished the job. The teacher sort of frowned but then smiled. Mary wouldn t tell… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sort of — informal 1) you look sort of familiar Syn: slightly, faintly, remotely, vaguely; somewhat, moderately, quite, rather, fairly, reasonably, relatively; informal pretty, kind of, kinda 2) he sort of pirouetted …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • sort of — adv. (colloq.) more or less I sort of expected it (to happen) * * * [ sɔːtəv] (colloq.) [ more or less ] I sort of expected it (to happen) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sort of — to some degree. It seemed to be sort of a cross between an oyster and a mushroom. Usage notes: sometimes used to show that you are not certain about something: I m sort of at an age where I just want things to be a little more orderly …   New idioms dictionary

  • sort of — adverb Approximately; in a way; partially; not quite; somewhat. It sort of makes sense the way he explains it, but I still dont really understand. Syn: sorta, kind of …   Wiktionary

  • sort of — almost, similar to, not quite Did you finish cleaning the kitchen? Well, sort of, but not really …   Idioms and examples

  • sort of — See: KIND OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sort of — See: KIND OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sort of — Synonyms and related words: a bit, a little, as it were, extremely, fairly, in a manner, in a measure, in a way, in some measure, kind of, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, rather, scarcely, slightly, so to speak, some, something, somewhat …   Moby Thesaurus

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