a good sort

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
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good sort

see under bad sort.
See also: good, sort
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