reveller


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rev·el

 (rĕv′əl)
intr.v. rev·eled, rev·el·ing, rev·els also rev·elled or rev·el·ling
1. To take great pleasure or delight: She reveled in her unaccustomed leisure.
2. To engage in uproarious festivities; make merry.
n. often revels
A boisterous festivity or celebration; merrymaking.

[Middle English revelen, to carouse, from Old French reveler, to rebel, carouse, from Latin rebellāre, to rebel; see rebel.]

rev′el·er, rev′el·ler n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reveller - a celebrant who shares in a noisy partyreveller - a celebrant who shares in a noisy party; "the clubs attract revelers as young as thirteen"
celebrant, celebrater, celebrator - a person who is celebrating
roisterer - an especially noisy and unrestrained merrymaker

reveller

noun merrymaker, carouser, pleasure-seeker, partygoer, roisterer, celebrator Many of the revellers are tourists.
Translations
مُعَرْبِد، عِرْبيد
flamendrhýřil
svirebror
élvezethajhászvidám ember
svallari
hlučný spoločník
âlem yapan kimse

reveller

reveler (US) [ˈrevləʳ] Njuerguista mf, parrandero/a m/f; (= drunk) → borracho/a m/f

reveller

[ˈrɛvər] nparticipant(e) m/f aux festivités

reveller

, (US) reveler
nFeiernde(r) mf

reveller

reveler (Am) [ˈrɛvləʳ] nchi fa baldoria

revel

(ˈrevl) past tense, past participle ˈrevelled , (American) ˈreveled verb
(with in) to take great delight in something. He revels in danger.
noun
(usually in plural) noisy, lively enjoyment. midnight revels.
ˈreveller noun
ˈrevelryplural ˈrevelries noun
(often in plural) noisy, lively enjoyment. midnight revelries.
References in classic literature ?
I looked upon the scene before me--upon the mere house, and the simple landscape features of the domain--upon the bleak walls--upon the vacant eye-like windows--upon a few rank sedges--and upon a few white trunks of decayed trees--with an utter depression of soul which I can compare to no earthly sensation more properly than to the after-dream of the reveller upon opium--the bitter lapse into everyday life--the hideous dropping off of the veil.
Meantime, looking like the conventional conception of a fashionable reveller, with his opera-hat pushed off his forehead, Captain Blunt was having some slight difficulty with his latch-key; for the house before which we had stopped was not one of those many-storied houses that made up the greater part of the street.
One day he stopped to rest in a country village; and seeing that there were gay dances going forward on the green, and gay faces passing to and fro, ventured to inquire of a reveller who stood near him, the reason for this rejoicing.
Already he had earned the reputation of a good boon companion, a cheery reveller, and withal a man of high temper, who would not take an insult even from the all-powerful Boss himself.
BLACKPOOL SANTA DRAWS: Scantily dressed Santa enjoys a cig at the seaside NEWCASTLE SILENCED NIGHT: Tattooed reveller takes a little kip on steps
The grandmother got the shock of her life in September last year when she found a drunken Ale Trail reveller in her living room.
HAT'S THE WAY: The Cardiff MAS Carnival, right, and a reveller at The Admiral Cardiff Big Weekend, above PICTURES: LIZ PEARCE [umlaut]
The 45-year-old reveller was taken to Newcastle General Hospital with serious head injuries after being hit on Mosley Street in Newcastle city centre at 12.
The Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan, left, and a Street Pastor, right meet a reveller in Pontypridd
BARELY a day after its start, Asia's largest electronic dance music festival Sunburn had its share of controversy on Saturday when the Goa Police arrested a music reveller from the venue at Vagator, 20km from Panaji, for possessing drugs.
POLICE PRESENTSOFFICERS have a quiet word with reveller
A reveller during the Notting Hill Carnival, west London, yesterday