Learner's definition of ILLEGAL
not allowed by the law
illegal [=illicit, unlawful] drugs
In this state, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to drink alcohol.
an illegal alien/immigrant [=a foreign person who is living in a country without having official permission to live there]
not allowed by the rules in a game
She was parked illegally in a handicapped parking spot.
Her camera was illegally seized at the border.
people who are in the country illegally