Meaning of “type” - Learner’s Dictionary

type

noun [ C ] uk us /taɪp/
SIMILAR QUALITIES

A2 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

(Definition of “type noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)