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[sawr-tuh] /ˈsɔr tə/
adverb, Pronunciation Spelling.
sort of; somewhat:
I'm sorta nervous about asking for a date. Unabridged
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sort of


Somewhat: sorta mixed-up (1839+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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