contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention
"an illicit association with his secretary"
illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawful(adj)
contrary to or forbidden by law
"an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"
Lacking licitness, but not invalid.
The bigamous marriage, while illicit, was not invalid.
Breaking social norms.
Origin: From illicite, from illicitus, from in- 'not' + licet
not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure
Origin: [L. illicitus; pref. il- not + licitus, p. p. of licere to be allowed or permitted: cf. F. illicite. See In- not, and License.]
Illicit is an album by the fusion jazz band Tribal Tech released in 1992.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
il-lis′it, adj. not allowable: unlawful: unlicensed.—adv. Illic′itly.—n. Illic′itness. [L. illicitus—in, not, licitus, pa.p. of licēre, to be allowable.]
The numerical value of illicit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of illicit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of illicit in a Sentence
If we don't want it in the game then we have to have penalties, if you're prepared to put up with it... then why worry about the illicit tests at all and just focus on the performance enhancing tests.
The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with... customs fraud.
It’s very hard to put the onus on parents to bring up their concerns to the pediatrician or family practice physician, this is why we recommend doing regular screenings. There are developmental screenings pediatricians can do with parents to try to illicit if this child is where he or she should be, development-wise.
Australia is to send a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to contribute to the enforcement of United Nations Security Council resolutions in our region, the deployment supports the international campaign to address North Korea's illicit trade and associated networks.
While inspectors would likely be able to detect radioactive isotopes at a site after 24 days, that delay would enable Iran to escape detection of any illicit building and improving of possible military dimensions( PMD) - the tools that go into building a bomb but don't emit radioactivity.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for illicit
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- il·lícitCatalan, Valencian
- rechtswidrig, unzulässig, verboten, unerlaubt, illegalGerman
- έκνομος, παράνομος, αθέμιτοςGreek
- laiton, luvatonFinnish
Get even more translations for illicit »
Find a translation for the illicit definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)