Bacchanal - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbækənəl|
Brit.  |ˈbakən(ə)l|


- someone who engages in drinking bouts (syn: bacchanal, bacchant)
- a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus (syn: bacchanal, bacchant)
- a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity (syn: bacchanal, bacchanalia, debauch, debauchery, orgy, riot, saturnalia)


- used of riotously drunken merrymaking (syn: bacchanal, bacchanalian, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic)


I detest myself, degraded bacchanal as I am.

...the frat house was a pigsty the morning after the bacchanal...

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