ilk ilk  /ˈɪlk/


  • (n) a kind of person


  1. But the 3-D animations and other digital doodads created with the help of Meez and other sites of its ilk Blingee, Iconator are just plain annoying.
  2. Parents see a retro family sitcom like Full House and its '80s ilk.
  3. And unlike Facebook and its ilk, wis.


  1. Thoughts & Views: Snooping makes the world go round

    There’s been a lot of gnashing of teeth over The Guardian’s revelations about how Verizon – and probably others of that ilk – are willingly turning over customers’ electronic data to the government under the cover of the U.S. Patriot Act.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Observer

  2. Spies Like Us: How We All Helped Build Prism

    It used to be that the National Security Agency and its ilk had to pay through the nose for the latest in spying technology. The supercomputer specialist Cray ( CRAY ) , for example, would receive government funds and come out with a new multimillion-dollar machine specially tuned for “pattern matching” and then sell the system to three-letter agencies.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BusinessWeek

  3. Long bans won’t stop drug cheats

    * Alex Rodriguez and his ilk made their multi-millions already. Suspending A-Rod for 100 games makes no difference whatsoever to him at his stage in life. I do not see what the lessons to be learned are here. To make the kind of money A-Rod and most of his accused brethren...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: New York Post

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