Example sentences for: ilk

How can you use “ilk” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 1934, the Third Edition of the Concise Oxford Dictionary endorsed the Scots usage but reported that ilk is used vulgarly for “that family, class, or set.”

  • They may not know much of the world, but they certainly understand what the high school rewards, and it ain't learning about Jefferson or Malcolm X. Indeed, the grand prize for doing well academically at public high school is to get you as far away as possible from it, to the Ivy League and its ilk.

  • Basically, he's of the same New Democrat ilk.

  • Whitehouse and her ilk” should write out fifty times, “I must not use words I do not understand.”

  • Ilk is a Scots word meaning `same.


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