Definitions for ilkɪlk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. family, class, or kind:

    he and all his ilk.

Idioms for ilk:

  1. of that ilk, (in Scotland) of the same family name or place. of the same class or kind.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of ilk:

bef. 900; ME ilke, OE ilca (pronoun) the same = demonstrative i (c. Go is he, L is that) + a reduced form of līclike1


  1. each.

    Category: Scottish

* Chiefly Scot..

Origin of ilk:

bef. 900; ME ilk, north var. of ilch

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(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


  1. Ilk

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

Translations for ilk

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


belonging to the first stages of development

early musical instruments.

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