Definition of ilk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪlk//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪlk//
[usually singular] (sometimes disapproving)
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type; kind the world of media people and their ilk I can't stand him, or any others of that ilk. Word OriginOld English ilca ‘same’, of Germanic origin; related to alike.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ilk