A kind of

Also found in: Acronyms, Idioms.
something belonging to the class of; something like to; - said loosely or slightingly.

See also: Kind

References in classic literature ?
With a kind of wriggle, like a fish returned to the brook by the fisherman, Biddlebaum the silent began to talk, striving to put into words the ideas that had been accumulated by his mind during long years of silence.
In the picture men lived again in a kind of pastoral golden age.
With the boys of his school, Adolph Myers had walked in the evening or had sat talking until dusk upon the schoolhouse steps lost in a kind of dream.