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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dirty, ill-gottenadjective

    obtained illegally or by improper means

    "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"

    Synonyms:
    soiled, unsporting, unsportsmanlike, lousy, dingy, filthy, cheating(a), unclean, pestiferous, marked-up, foul, contaminating, sordid, dirty, muddy, muddied

    Antonyms:
    legal

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#9718foul
#18321muddy
#19359filthy
#24941lousy
#35691soiled
#37000unclean
#47520sordid
#58167contaminating
#58318dingy
#104208unsportsmanlike
#135003muddied
#190598unsporting

How to use ill-gotten in a sentence?

  1. Adam Meyers:

    There's a disproportionate amount of criminal gains they get from it, the lion's share of ill-gotten, fraudulent money is around these business email compromise attacks. It's a huge problem for our customer set.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Such a person who damages someone to benefit another commits two crimes; first, deceives one, second, facilitates another with ill-gotten gains.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The more a person has ill-gotten wealth, the more he has hidden foes called frenemies who are often disguised as friends, family relatives, fans and followers.

  4. Mike Kenealy:

    These companies are often set up for ill-gotten gains and as vehicles of corruption, once the money starts moving, it gets laundered, converted and disappears without a trace.

  5. Nick Bitel:

    Cheats should not be permitted to keep their ill-gotten gains under any circumstances, to us, Rule 40 is a good rule.

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