Synonyms of unlawful in English:

unlawful


See definition of unlawful

adjective

1‘unlawful imports of recreational drugs’

SYNONYMS

illegal, illicit, lawbreaking, illegitimate, against the law

criminal, felonious, indictable, actionable, delinquent, culpable

prohibited, banned, outlawed, proscribed, forbidden, unauthorized, unsanctioned, unwarranted, unlicensed, contraband, black-market, under the counter, under the table

villainous, corrupt, dishonest, fraudulent, nefarious

verboten

informal crooked, shady, bent

archaic miscreant

ANTONYMS

lawful, legal