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ill-gotten

Syllabification: ill-got·ten

Definition of ill-gotten in English:

adjective

Acquired by illegal or unfair means: the Mafiosi launder their ill-gotten gains
More example sentences
  • Katarik began to rifle through the robbers' treasure and ill-gotten gains.
  • We look forward to seeing the expression of the first big-time criminal as his ill-gotten gains are snatched away from him.
  • Together we melted into the nearby maize field to devour our ill-gotten contraband.

Words that rhyme with ill-gotten

begotten, cotton, forgotten, misbegotten, rotten

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