English definition of “kind”
› [C] a type of thing or person: What kind of music do you like? All kinds of people come to our church. Older kids like board games and that kind of thing. Her travel company was the first of its kind (= the first one like it).
some kind of › used to talk about something when you are not sure of its exact type: She has some kind of disability.
kind of informal › used when you are trying to explain or describe something, but you cannot be exact: It's kind of unusual.
of a kind › used to describe something that exists but is not very good: The school had a swimming pool of a kind, but it was too small for most classes to use.