contraband[ kon-truh-band ]SEE DEFINITION OF contraband
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTRABAND
Suppose she has to pay excess on her luggage, or to wrangle about contraband?
The cargo had been well shipped by men skilled in the subtle art of contraband.
Of this state of things we were informed by a contraband we chanced to meet.
He wanted its earrings—they were contraband of war, I suppose.
But something new in this veracious narration—the contraband.
More than that, Statia became the center for contraband of war.
The officer looks at me and says: 'You have contraband Chinamen aboard here?'
The contraband agent in China was an ex-Custom-house officer.
Here he brought his cargo of contraband spirits and stored them in the cave.
They might surely consider the canoe as freighted with goods which were contraband of war.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTRABAND
- not approved
- not legal
- outside the law
- sub rosa
- under the table