from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Unrestrained; uncontrolled: unbridled anger.
  • adj. Not wearing or being fitted with a bridle: an unbridled pony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. not fitted with a bridle
  • adj. without restraint or boundary
  • v. Simple past of unbridle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Loosed from the bridle, or as from the bridle; hence, unrestrained; licentious; violent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not having a bridle on; hence, unrestrained; unruly; violent; licentious.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not restrained or controlled


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