Examples from the Web for illicitly
Magomed illicitly made $1.3 million from this bridge loan scheme.
The night has a subdued preciousness, like an illicitly pregnant womans.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
It is needless to remark that the only foodstuffs now for secret sale are those that have been stolen or illicitly concealed.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
Have you good reasons for supposing him to have been illicitly connected with that girl?Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
British Dictionary definitions for illicitly
Word Origin and History for illicitly
c.1500, from Old French illicite (14c.) "unlawful, forbidden," from Latin illicitus "not allowed, unlawful, illegal," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + licitus "lawful," past participle of licere "to be allowed" (see licence). Related: Illicitly.