Complete Definition of "bacchanal"

English

Etymology
L. Bacchanalis. See Bacchanalia.

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Relating to Bacchus or his festival.
  2. Engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser.

#* Shakespeare:
#*: Tipsy bacchanals.

  1. context|in plural The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.
  2. Drunken revelry; an orgy.
  3. A song or a dance in honor of Bacchus.

Category:English eponyms

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