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ill–gotten

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adjective ill–got·ten \-ˈgä-tən\

Simple Definition of ill–gotten

  • : obtained in a dishonest or illegal way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ill–gotten

  1. :  acquired by illicit or improper means <ill–gotten gains>

1552

First Known Use of ill–gotten

1552

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