Monday, February 16, 2009


One of my favorite words.

From Wiktionary:

(often derogatory or humorous) The kind or class of people that resemble, behave in a manner similar to, or are of the same social status as a certain person.

1906 — Upton Sinclair, The Jungle, Ch. 25

“Hinkydink” or “Bathhouse John,” or others of that ilk, were proprietors of the most notorious dives in Chicago...

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