Definition of "of that ilk" []

  • (adjective) Having a name that is the same as the place where one lives.
  • (adjective) Of that kind; of the same kind of person or thing as the one just mentioned.

Use "of that ilk" in a sentence

  • "James Guthrie was the son of the laird of that ilk in the county of Angus."
  • "Feigning anything of that ilk was now beyond him, while the thought of his wife being only superficially fond of him, smiling sweetly but in reality thinking of her next new gown …"
  • "While the sight of a moose-bird almost invariably put him into the wildest of rages; for he never forgot the peck on the nose he had received from the first of that ilk he encountered."

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