to some extent; in some way or other (used to convey inexactness or vagueness).
"“Do you see what I mean?” “Sort of,” answered Jean cautiously"
by Googygurl November 03, 2015
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A harmless thing to say, sort of. It's just a filler, sort of. It doesn't really mean anything; but after certain things, sort of means everything. Like after, "I love you," or "You're going to live."

(Source: Demetri Martin, Comedy Central Presents.)
I love you, sort of.
by Michelangelo April 23, 2006
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a word which means nothing and everything depending on how its used
1: "Hey do you like this place?"
"Ahh, sort of."

2:Congrats! It's a boy.....sort of.
by Thuggelz November 19, 2009
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is a fixed idiom, meaning that something resembles something else, or fulfills its function, but isn't really that thing.

in some respects but not entirely or truly
1.He's a celebrity of sorts in our town.

means that he is known well in our town but does not have the status of a true celebrity.

2.Her house is a museum of sorts

mean that she has quite a collection of things in her house but she doesn't have public hours or an admission fee, for example.
by hanyahmedezz March 07, 2011
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a word used to comment on someone's appearance in a good way. Basically calling them (hot, good looking)
say if your walking down the street with your friend and you see and really good looking man & you'd turn to her and say "ooh he's a right sort"
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If your a 'sort' it means that your a very peng, spicy, attractive person.
" oh look at maddy"
"Yeah shes such a sort"
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A word often used by Cockneys,Mockneys 'suvvern' lads and Geezers to describe a 'fit bird'
Oi,John,now SHE is a right Sort!
by Dick nasty November 02, 2003
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