ill-gotten

adjective
ill-got·ten | \ˈil-ˈgä-tᵊn \

Definition of ill-gotten 

: acquired by illicit or improper means ill-gotten gains

First Known Use of ill-gotten

1552, in the meaning defined above

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ill-gotten

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English Language Learners Definition of ill-gotten

: obtained in a dishonest or illegal way

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