HyperDic: unruly

English > 3 senses of the word unruly:
ADJECTIVEallunruly, boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustiousnoisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
allunruly, disobedientunwilling to submit / submit to authority
allunruly, indocile, uncontrollable, ungovernableof persons
unruly > pronunciation
Soundsahnruw'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > unruly: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnoisy and lacking in restraint or discipline.
Example "an unruly class"
Synonymsboisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious
Broaderdisorderlyundisciplined and unruly
Spanishborrascoso
Nounsunrulinessthe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
English > unruly: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUnwilling to submit / submit to authority.
Example"unruly teenagers"
Synonymdisobedient
Broaderinsubordinatenot submissive to authority
Spanishdesobediente, indisciplinado
Nounsunrulinessthe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
English > unruly: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf persons.
Example"the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"
Synonymsindocile, uncontrollable, ungovernable
Broaderunmanageable, difficultHard to control
Spanishincorregible, indomable, ingobernable, insumiso
Catalancontumaç, indisciplinable, indòcil, indomable, ingovernable, repropi
Nounsunrulinessthe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline

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