What does ilk mean?

Definitions for ilkɪlk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ilk.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. like, ilk(noun)

    a kind of person

    "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk"


  1. Ilk(n.)

    Kind; class; sort; type; as, him and his ilk; -- sometimes used to indicate disapproval when applied to people.


  1. ilk(Noun)

    A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.

  2. ilk(Adjective)

    The same.

  3. Origin: From ilke, from ilca, from ilīkaz, a compound of and from the noun .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ilk(adj)

    same; each; every

  2. Origin: [Scot. ilk, OE. ilke the same, AS. ilca. Cf. Each.]


  1. Ilk

    Ilk is a village in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ilk

    ilk, adj. the same.—Of that ilk, of that same, used in connection with a man whose name is the same as that of his ancestral estate—often used erroneously for 'of that kind.' [A.S. ilc, ylc, from y- or i- (base of he), and líc=like.]

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  1. ILK

    What does ILK stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ILK acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ilk in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ilk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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