Synonyms of illegitimate in English:



  • 1 illegitimate share trading
    illegal, unlawful, illicit, criminal, felonious; unlicensed, unauthorized, unsanctioned; prohibited, outlawed, banned, forbidden, proscribed; fraudulent, corrupt, dishonest; Lawmalfeasant
    informal crooked, shady
    [Antonyms] legal lawful
  • 2 dated her illegitimate children
    born out of wedlock, bastard, unfathered
    archaic natural, misbegotten
    (illegitimate child)love child
    [Antonyms] legitimate
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