a law unto oneself

noun phrase

: 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.

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“A law unto oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20law%20unto%20oneself. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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