good sort


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a good sort

1. An affable, charismatic, and dependable person. I'm very fond of Tom, he's just a good sort all around.
2. slang A physically attractive woman. Primarily heard in Australia. The politician has been widely criticized for calling the female journalist a good sort.
See also: good, sort

good sort

see under bad sort.
See also: good, sort
References in classic literature ?
But she seemed to be a good sort of fellow, and showed a high regard for the Aged.
Come," said Danglars, "you appear to me a good sort of fellow, and hang me, I should like to help you, but" --
said he, 'my worthy friend, you seem a good sort of fellow, so I can't help doing you a kind turn.
A Very Good Sort of Man: A Life of Dr Charles Lewis Meryon (1783-1877), Physician to Lady Hester Stanhope
He's a real good sort and he's exactly what you'd want as a captain.
When you have belief like we have got, it's a good sort of nerves and a good excitement.
I hadn't realized that there was a good sort of malfunction.
It gives him a headache but a good sort of headache.
Rather than the two at the head of the market, a bigger danger could be Duke Of Clarence, who ran well from a car-park draw in the Chester Cup and was second in this race last year to a really good sort in Arab Spring.
I know the supporters here are crazy, but I like that; it's a good sort of crazy, because it pushes the team on and helps us achieve things.
I put that down to the fact that although we didn't all work with Ronnie at the same time, he chose a good sort of people and a good sort of musician.
And it's the good sort that provide long-term energy.
These Wolves players are a good sort, they've always been good.
Ensure spotless the Earlex steam Store it If you're familiar with the sight of clothes, books and toys cluttering up every corner of your bedroom or lounge, the spring clean is the perfect opportunity to have a good sort out (and don't be afraid to give away stuff you don't need any more
NNA - 05/01/2012 - Prime Minister Najib Mikati assured on Thursday that a good sort of cooperation between the Lebanese Army and UNIFIL was on track, indicating that UNIFIL's mission would be deemed as unaccomplished before giving the Lebanese Army all the responsibilities to preserve security in the South.