a kind of person
"We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk"
Kind; class; sort; type; as, him and his ilk; -- sometimes used to indicate disapproval when applied to people.
A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
Origin: From ilke, from ilca, from ilīkaz, a compound of and from the noun .
same; each; every
Origin: [Scot. ilk, OE. ilke the same, AS. ilca. Cf. Each.]
Ilk is a village in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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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The numerical value of ilk in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ilk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sürü! Senin ilk görevin çobanından kurtulmaktır!
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.
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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