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English definition of “unruly”

unruly

adjective uk   /ʌnˈruː.li/ us  
Unruly people are difficult to control and often do not obey rules: an unruly class of adolescentsUncontrolledDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviourHair Unruly hair is difficult to keep tidy, often sticking up or out: an unruly mop of black hairUncontrolledDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviourDirty and untidy
unruliness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
UncontrolledDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
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