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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ill′-got′ten(adj.)

  1. acquired by dishonest, improper, or evil means.

Origin of ill-gotten:

1545–55

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dirty, ill-gotten(adj)

    obtained illegally or by improper means

    "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"

Wiktionary

  1. ill-gotten(Adjective)

    Obtained improperly or illegally.

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