1. Disregarding restraint; licentious; disposed to violate laws; turbulent; ungovernable; as an unruly youth.
The tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil. James. 4.
2. Accustomed to break over fences and escape from inclosures; apt to break or leap fences; as an unruly ox.
The owner of the unruly ox paid a sum of money, as a civil penalty for the ransom of his life.