2. [syn: illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawful]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Illicit \Il*lic"it\, a. [L. illicitus; pref. il- not + licitus,
p. p. of licere to be allowed or permitted: cf. F. illicite.
See In- not, and License.]
Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit
trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure.
One illicit . . . transaction always leads to another.
-- Il*lic"it*ly, adv. -- Il*lic"it*ness, n.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
69 Moby Thesaurus words for "illicit":
actionable, adulterous, against the law, anarchic, anarchistic,
anomic, back-door, banned, barred, black-market, bootleg,
chargeable, clandestine, contraband, contrary to law, criminal,
extramarital, felonious, flawed, forbade, forbid, forbidden,
freeloving, furtive, illegal, illegitimate, impermissible,
improper, incestuous, irregular, justiciable, lawless,
nonconstitutional, nonlegal, nonlicit, nonpermissible,
not permitted, off limits, out of bounds, outlaw, outlawed,
prohibited, punishable, ruled out, secret, sneaky, taboo, tabooed,
triable, unallowed, unauthorized, unconstitutional, under the ban,
under-the-counter, under-the-table, underhanded, unlawful,
unlicensed, unofficial, unpermissible, unsanctioned, unstatutory,
untouchable, unwarrantable, unwarranted, verboten, vetoed, wrong,