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no-holds-barred

adjective

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free from the usual limits or rules
  • a no-holds-barred interview with the senator
  • a no-holds-barred contest

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The first known use of no-holds-barred was in 1961

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no-holds-barred

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“No-holds-barred.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/no-holds-barred. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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