preterlegal

[ pree-ter-lee-guh l ]
/ ˌpri tərˈli gəl /

adjective

being beyond the scope or limits of law.

Nearby words

  1. preterist,
  2. preterit,
  3. preterite,
  4. preterition,
  5. preteritive,
  6. preterm,
  7. preterm infant,
  8. pretermission,
  9. pretermit,
  10. preternatural

Origin of preterlegal

First recorded in 1640–50; preter- + legal

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