Definitions for unrulyʌnˈru li
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boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unruly(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"
unwilling to submit to authority
indocile, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unruly(adj)
"the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"
The police gathered to contain the unruly mob.
Origin: probably from . Cognate to rolig, ruhig
not submissive to rule; disregarding restraint; disposed to violate; turbulent; ungovernable; refractory; as, an unruly boy; unruly boy; unruly conduct
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Chris is currently in Las Vegas as he is performing at Drai's on May 5th and receiving a Key to the Strip that day as well, he has a suite at the hotel that has a basketball court and invited friends to come play. An unruly individual showed up uninvited and was removed from the premises. Chris was not in an altercation with this person.
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