What does ill-gotten mean?

Definitions for ill-gotten

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ill-gotten.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dirty, ill-gotten(adj)

    obtained illegally or by improper means

    "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"


  1. ill-gotten(Adjective)

    Obtained improperly or illegally.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ill-gotten in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ill-gotten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nick Bitel:

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

  2. 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.

Images & Illustrations of ill-gotten

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