illegal (part of speech: adjective)
- Let me suggest to you, young man, that threats for the purpose of extorting money are actionable." - "Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp", Horatio Alger, Jr..
- 0: Paragraph 2 Many of the things I've said here are unflattering to someone, but nothing here is actionable defamation, partly because what I've said is true and partly because it's already been published in transcripts of in- court testimony that are public records. - "Diamond Dust", K. Kay Shearin.
- They said the article was actionable, for it had brought those men into contempt. - "Half a Century", Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm.