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a law unto oneself

Definition of a law unto oneself

  1. :  a person who acts in a way that shows he or she does not care what kind of behavior other people think is acceptable <I've warned him that he can't keep behaving this way, but he seems to think that he's a law unto himself.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a binding custom or practice of a community :  a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

    :  the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

    :  common law

  1. :  litigate

    :  to sue or prosecute at law

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  1. :  to

    : used as a function word to indicate reference or concern

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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