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illegal

see definition of illegal
  • adjagainst the law
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Synonyms for illegal

adj against the law
  • banned
  • criminal
  • illegitimate
  • illicit
  • irregular
  • outlawed
  • prohibited
  • smuggled
  • unauthorized
  • unconstitutional
  • unlawful
  • unlicensed
  • unwarranted
  • wrongful
  • actionable
  • black-market
  • bootleg
  • contraband
  • crooked
  • extralegal
  • felonious
  • forbidden
  • heavy
  • hot
  • interdicted
  • lawless
  • not approved
  • not legal
  • outside the law
  • proscribed
  • prosecutable
  • racket
  • shady
  • sub rosa
  • taboo
  • under the table
  • unofficial
  • unwarrantable
  • verboten
  • violating
  • wildcat

Antonyms for illegal

  • authorized
  • blessed
  • ethical
  • good
  • justifiable
  • lawful
  • legal
  • legitimate
  • moral
  • permitted
  • right
  • warranted
  • allowed
  • permissible
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

contraband

adjective. black-market; unlawful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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