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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Sürü! Senin ilk görevin çobanından kurtulmaktır!

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who keeps always his profile down-to-earth doesn't have to worry with those who surround or who to go around for he is likely to get only those who are of his ilk and the real worth on the ground.

  3. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    Our task is to stabilize the legitimate government and to create conditions for a political compromise, by military means, of course. The units of international terrorists and their ilk have no desire to negotiate with the Syrian government, who is almost sieged in its own capital.

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