What is another word for ilk?

Pronunciation: [ˈɪlk] (IPA)

"Ilk" is a term used to describe a particular type or class of people or things. Some synonyms for "ilk" include "kind," "sort," "variety," "category," and "type." These words are all used to refer to a specific group of people or things that share similar qualities or characteristics. For example, you might say "I don't like that type of music" or "I prefer this variety of fruit." Using synonyms like these can help to add variety to your writing and make your language more precise. Whether you're describing different types of plants or different kinds of people, using the right synonyms can help you to express yourself more effectively.

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Usage examples for Ilk

Oh where's now the smile Used to cheer me ilk morn, Like a blink o' the sun's ain light; And where the voice sae sweet That aye gar'd my bosom beat When sae saftly she bade me gude-night.
MacCarthy, Desmond
This gave time for other affairs, and for the exercise of patience, toleration, and other virtues of the same ilk.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
These were a woodman of the name of Dancey, and another of the like ilk-a younger man, called Walford.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid

Famous quotes with Ilk

  • The cow is of the bovine ilk; one end is moo, the other milk.
    Ogden Nash
  • 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.
    Anuj Somany
  • Only someone as puffed up and demented as John Maynard Keynes, every left wing fascist's sainted mentor in this connection, could manage to convince himself that taxing America's Productive Class can restore it to prosperity. In point of fact, it's like screwing for chastity, guzzling alcohol for sobriety, or gorging to fight gluttony. It's like killing indiscriminately for peace — oops, Democrats, Republicans and their moral and spiritual ilk have devoutly believed that particular bit of perverse nonsense since at least the War of 1812.
    L. Neil Smith
  • The cow is of the bovine ilk; One end is moo, the other, milk.
    Ogden Nash
  • On ilk beugh till embrace Writtin in a bill was O Dowglass, O Dowglass Tender and trewe!
    Richard Holland

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