illegitimacy


il·le·git·i·ma·cy

noun \ˌi-li-ˈji-tə-mə-sē\

Definition of ILLEGITIMACY

1
:  the quality or state of being illegitimate
2
:  bastardy 2

Examples of ILLEGITIMACY

  1. <she had learned of her illegitimacy while rummaging through old family records in the attic>

First Known Use of ILLEGITIMACY

1680

Related to ILLEGITIMACY

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: illegitimate
Previous Word in the Dictionary: illegible
All Words Near: illegitimacy

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up illegitimacy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More