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bacchanal - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'bacchanal' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bacchanal [ a.]
- Relating to Bacchus or his festival.
- Engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy.
2 . Bacchanal [ n.]
- A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser.
- The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.
- Drunken revelry; an orgy.
- A song or dance in honor of Bacchus.

Meaning of 'bacchanal' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bacchanal [ s]
Meaning (1):
- used of riotously drunken merrymaking
Example in sentence:
  • a night of bacchanalian revelry;
  • carousing bands of drunken soldiers;
  • orgiastic festivity