English definition of “sort”
› [C] a type of something: We both like the same sort of music. What sort of shoes does she wear? I'm going to have a salad of some sort.
all sorts of sth › many different types of something
sort of informal › used to describe a situation approximately: It's a sort of pale orange colour.
(and) that sort of thing informal › used to show that what you have just said is only an example from a larger group of things: They sell souvenirs, postcards, that sort of thing.
of sorts informal › used to describe something which is not a typical example: He managed to make a curtain of sorts out of an old sheet.