What does the word sort mean?

Usage examples for sort

  1. " That's the sort of man he is," he said. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  2. I think I'm a bad sort, Zaidos. – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
  3. " You don't expect to put me off with that sort of thing," I said. – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells