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Unlawful
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Unlawful as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

30 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 10 answers for the crossword clue 'Unlawful', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Unlawful a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Unlawful as an answer itself some 26 times.

Unlawful is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Friday, 10 December 2021 with the answer being ILLICIT, we also found ILLICIT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Unlawful', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Unlawful' and give you a hint.

  • Contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters"
  • Contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"
  • Having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne"
  • Not morally right or permissible; "unlawful love"
  • Not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention; "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"

Crossword Answers

6 Letters

OUTLAW
Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

7 Letters

ILLEGAL
Prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"

ILLICIT
Contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"

8 Letters

CRIMINAL
Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

IMPROPER
Not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things"

OUTLAWED
Contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"

WRONGFUL
Having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne"

9 Letters

FORBIDDEN
Excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"

12 Letters

ILLEGITIMATE
The illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents

14 Letters

UNCONVENTIONAL
Not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"

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