Definition of The likes of

1. Noun. A similar kind. "We don't want the likes of you around here"

Exact synonyms: Like, The Like
Generic synonyms: Form, Kind, Sort, Variety

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Lexicographical Neighbors of The Likes Of

the good old days
the grass is always greener on the other side
the green-eyed monster
the heck
the hell
the hell out of
the hell with it
the icing on the cake
the jig is up
the joke is on someone
the jury is still out
the lady doth protest too much
the large mass of the telencephalon
the least bit
the like
the likes of (current term)
the line is busy
the living dead
the long and short
the man
the map is not the territory
the more the merrier
the more things change, the more they stay the same
the name of the game
the night before last
the night is young
the nose knows
the old woman is plucking her goose
the one
the ones

Literary usage of The likes of

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"the likes of is a common phrase, first recorded more than 200 years ago, which in current speech and writing has two principal uses, both of which are ..."

2. Some Letters of William Vaughn Moody by William Vaughn Moody (1913)
"me with an inexpressible arrogance, the likes of which I did n't suspect my meek pedagogical make-up of. I had promised myself for a long time a few days ..."

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