Orgy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːrdʒi|  American pronunciation of the word orgy
Brit.  |ˈɔːdʒi|  British pronunciation of the word orgy

noun

- any act of immoderate indulgence(syn: binge, splurge)

an orgy of shopping

- secret rite in the cults of ancient Greek or Roman deities involving singing and dancing and drinking and sexual activity
- a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity (syn: bacchanal, bacchanalia, debauch, debauchery, riot, saturnalia)

Examples

the drunken orgies of their youth

Word forms

noun
singular: orgy
plural: orgies
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