To some degree: Richard was something of an expert at the game
More example sentences
- My friends think he is something of a bounder but he says it is totally out of character for him to behave in this way.
- What followed is something of a blur, of being led by the hand from bar to bar.
- In the tourism business, holidays in the desert are something of a final frontier.
Definition of something of in:
- The US English dictionary