SIMILAR QUALITIES › a person or thing that is part of a group of people or things that have similar qualities, or a group of people or things that have similar qualities: They sell over 20 different types of cheese. Illnesses of this type are very common in children.
PERSON › someone who has particular qualities or interests: He's the outdoor type (= enjoys being outside).
not be sb's type informal › to not be the type of person that someone thinks is attractive: I like Bertrand but he's not really my type. → See also blood type