Definition of kindred adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɪndrəd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪndrəd//
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[only before noun] (formal) very similar; related food and kindred products I knew I’d found a kindred spirit (= a person with similar ideas, opinions, etc.). Word OriginMiddle English: from kin + -red (from Old English rǣden ‘condition’), with insertion of -d- in the modern spelling through phonetic development (as in thunder).
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