Definition of of a sort in English:

of a sort

(or of sorts)
informal Of a somewhat unusual or inferior kind: the training camp actually became a tourist attraction of sorts
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  • It would be reasonable to conclude Princess Diaries 2 offered a refuge of sorts.
  • I'm going to have to come up with a game of sorts with rules and things.
  • I was at a party of sorts at the weekend, although it was an older persons party.
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