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Meaning of UNRULY

Pronunciation:  un'roolee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of persons; "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"
  2. [adj]  noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
  3. [adj]  unwilling to submit to authority; "unruly teenagers"
 

UNRULY is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: boisterous, disobedient, disorderly, indocile, insubordinate, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unmanageable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*rul"y\, a. [Compar. {Unrulier}, superl. {Unruliest}.]
[Pref. un- not + rule. Cf. {Ruly}.]
Not submissive to rule; disregarding restraint; disposed to
violate; turbulent; ungovernable; refractory; as, an unruly
boy; unruly boy; unruly conduct.

      But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil,
      full of deadly poison.                   --James iii.
                                               8.

 

 

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