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kind of; rather: The movie was kinda boring. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of kinda

Historical Examples of kinda

  • "It kinda looks that way, from here," said Chip, inwardly ashamed.

  • "I kinda fergot it wasn't nothin' but a pitcher," he stammered, apologetically.

  • He says, you Martians are kinda likeable, but you can't be trusted.

  • I kinda hoped it was––but I never had no reason to believe it.

  • “It kinda looks to me like a frame-up,” he resumed from his fresh viewpoint.

    Rim o' the World

    B. M. Bower

Word Origin and History for kinda

1890, representing a casual pronunciation of kind of.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper