illegal

  1. Adjective.  (legal) Contrary to or forbidden by law, ''especially'' criminal law.
  2. Adjective.  Not permitted by rules.
  3. Adjective.  (philately, of an issue printed for collectors) Totally fictitious, and ''often'' issued on behalf of a non-existent territory or country.
  4. Adjective.  (context, of an immigrant) Being an illegal immigrant; residing in a country illegally.
  5. Noun.  (colloquial, derogatory) An illegal immigrant.

This is an unmodified, but possibly outdated, definition from Wiktionary and used here under the Creative Commons license. Wiktionary is a great resource. If you like it too, please donate to Wikimedia.

This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.