- (wrestling) Without restrictions on holds or what opponents may do.
a no holds barred match
- (figuratively) Having absolutely no limits or restrictions as far as the levels and nature of one's hostilities and offense; taking to an especially ruthless or vicious manner.
a no holds barred debating style that quickly transformed into bickering
March 22, Neil Vigdor; Michael Majchrowicz; Azi Paybarah, “Miami Beach, Overwhelmed by Spring Break, Extends Emergency Curfew”, in The New York Times
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Among them was Ryan Ferchaud, 37, a tourist from Memphis who mostly faulted groups of college students for what she said was their no-holds-barred attitude regarding the mayhem.
in wrestling: without restrictions on holds or what opponents may do
idiomatic: having absolutely no reserve or restrictions in lengths; in an especially ruthless or vicious manner
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