Definition of ruly in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈruːli/

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adjective (rulier, ruliest)

  • Amenable to discipline or control; well behaved: a very ruly crowd


late Middle English: originally from rule + -y1; in later use probably a back-formation from unruly.

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