Definitions

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  • adv. Sort of; somewhat; not quite.
  • sort of.

Etymologies

Written form of a reduction of sort + of (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Though she would probably not support reparative therapy for lesbians – since she sorta is one.

    Julie Bindel’s statement

  • I hate to be the only one to say this, but it sorta is your fault.

    Mommy Dearest | Her Bad Mother

  • I suppose that by assuming such a metaphysic one can feel immune to "evidentirary standards" and all that sciency-soundin 'sorta stuff.

    Backing Into an Evidentiary Standard for ID

  • So the Creepy sitting next to me starts asking me questions in sorta-English.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Retirement communities as in sorta like Sun City retirement communities, for foreigners?

    Numbers of Retirees / Seniors in Mexico.

  • I just wasn't up to the logistics of keeping a camera safe while in sorta period costume with variable numbers of people milling around.

    April 2006

  • It's funny, not ha-ha, just funny as in sorta naff, that bloggers and podcasters have these Amazon Wishlists and committed fans can buy the chosen content creator's favourite DVD, or even a bed, for them.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • It is a great teacher of Life in sorta sophisticated rough and tumble way.

    More on the Media (Sorry)

  • When my son was a toddler, he thought “privacy” was another word for “pooping,” which it sorta is when ya think about it.

    Peek-a-poo! @ Attack of the Redneck Mommy

  • Friendly Hostility again sorta centres round a relationship between two guys, this time between the polyamourous Fox Maharassa (who has a tendency to refer to himself in the third person as The Foxman during his vain attempts to woo the ladies) and his cynical, "son of a preacher man", asexual-but-he-makes-an-exception-for-Fox boyfriend, Collin Sri'vastra.

    Friendly Hostility

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