Share this entry

Share this page

ilk

Pronunciation: /ɪlk/

Translation of ilk in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (type, sort) tipo (masculine), clase (feminine) people of that ilk la gente de ese tipo or esa clase or [pejorative/peyorativo] esa calaña or ralea
    Example sentences
    • I suspect my old school chums, those who were of the right ilk, went down this path and have continued.
    • The drive to increase access to universities fits in with New Labour pronouncements on social inclusion and the ilk.
    • But so it was until it was won by vibrant and brave men of the ilk of Sir George.
    1.2 (place) (Scotland/Escocia) of that ilk Macleod of that ilk Macleod, del lugar homónimo

Definition of ilk in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on ilk

Nearby words


Translate ilk

into Arabic
Word of the day hito
m
landmark …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, the paga extra (or paga extraordinaria) is a bonus payment equivalent to a month's salary, paid twice a year, at Christmas and in July before the summer vacation, on top of the normal monthly salary. These bonuses are written into most permanent employment contracts.