rule·​less ˈrül-ləs How to pronounce ruleless (audio)
: not restrained or regulated by law

Examples of ruleless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Free-range parenting is not a ruleless world where the kids are left to figure everything out for themselves. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 14 Mar. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ruleless was in the 15th century

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“Ruleless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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