the likes of
also the like of phrasal 1. such people as ; such things as <
reads the likes of Austen and Browning
>
2. such a one as and perhaps others similar to — usually used with disparaging overtones <
have no use for the likes of you
>
3. the kind or sort of <
a fantastic celebration the likes of which had never been seen before — Joseph Heller
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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