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 ?
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.
And yet all this might have been endured, if not approved, by the mad revellers around.
But she was the gayest of all the gay revellers that night, and told Gilbert unregretfully that her card was full when he came to ask her for a dance.
Now, for some space the revellers stood agape, unable
His right hand held a gilded staff, the ensign of high dignity among the revellers, and his left grasped the slender fingers of a fair maiden, not less gayly decorated than himself.
Tarzan had slept for perhaps an hour or two despite the savage din of the revellers when his keen senses came suddenly alert to a suspiciously stealthy movement in the hut in which he lay.
The bar was still crowded with revellers, and many of the brethren remained there.
Scathlock obeyed his captain, and in less than five minutes the revellers were startled by the sound of his horn.
The pair were speeding away into the distant gray by the time that the contentious revellers became aware of what had happened.
The long winter evenings within the castle of Torn were often spent in rough, wild carousals in the great hall where a thousand men might sit at table singing, fighting and drinking until the gray dawn stole in through the east windows, or Peter the Hermit, the fierce majordomo, tired of the din and racket came stalking into the chamber with drawn sword and laid upon the revellers with the flat of it to enforce the authority of his commands to disperse.
He had no thought of death--who amongst all the revellers would think that one man, however brave, would stand alone among so many and kill him?
It was quite late in the morning before Elizabeth, observing the faint glow which appeared on the eastern mountain long after the light of the sun had struck the opposite hills, ventured from the house, with a view to gratify her curiosity with a glance by daylight at the surrounding objects before the tardy revellers of the Christmas eve should make their appearance at the breakfast- table.