bacchanalian

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Bac·cha·na·lia

 (băk′ə-nāl′yə, -nā′lē-ə)
n. pl. Bacchanalia
1. The ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus.
2. bacchanalia A riotous, boisterous, or drunken festivity; a revel.

[Latin Bacchānālia, from Bacchus, Bacchus, from Greek Bakkhos.]

Bac′cha·na′lian, bac′cha·na′lian adj. & n.

bacchanalian

(ˌbækəˈneɪlɪən)
adj
1. characterized by or involving drunken revelry
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) (often capital) of or relating to the orgiastic rites associated with Bacchus
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bacchanalian - used of riotously drunken merrymakingbacchanalian - used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity"
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"
Translations

bacchanalian

[ˌbækəˈneɪlɪən] ADJbacanal, báquico

bacchanalian

adjbacchantisch (geh)