/ (ˈruːlɪ) /
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orderly; well-behaved; tidy
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Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Word Origin for ruly
C20: back-formation from unruly
Words nearby ruly
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How to use ruly in a sentence
The minister was the great man, and his bodily presence was a restraint upon the unruly, and the ruly too, for that matter.Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant|William Cullen Bryant
Big Ruly desaved me, the thief; but I found him out at last.The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain|William Carleton