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contraband

con·tra·band

contraband

 
 
pronunciation:
kan tr baend
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun, adjective)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: goods banned by law from being imported or exported.
After diplomatic ties with that country were broken off, all products made there became contraband in the U.S.
definition 2: goods smuggled into or out of a country.
Customs officials searched their luggage for drugs and other contraband.
definition 3: the activity of smuggling.
The animal dealers were arrested for contraband.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: banned by law from being imported or exported.
They had obtained several contraband guns.
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