Definition of "ilk" [ilk]

  • (noun) Type or kind: can't trust people of that ilk.
  • (pronoun) Scots The same. Used following a name to indicate that the one named resides in an area bearing the same name: Duncan of that ilk.
  • (adjective) Variant of ilka.

Use "ilk" in a sentence

  • "A lead lobotomy for KSM and his ilk is almost too good for them."
  • "However, what drives me crazy about Bella and her ilk is the I-cannot-possibly-live-without-this-person kind of "love" that is put out there."
  • "The thought of a witch-hunt, involving the loss of inspector gadget, and other officers, both serving and retired of his ilk is anethema to those who look for the overall picture."

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