Associations to the word «Bacchanal»


BACCHANAL, adjective. Relating to Bacchus or his festival.
BACCHANAL, adjective. Engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy.
BACCHANAL, noun. A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser.
BACCHANAL, noun. (in the plural) The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.
BACCHANAL, noun. Drunken revelry; an orgy.
BACCHANAL, noun. A song or a dance in honor of Bacchus.
BACCHANAL, adjective. Alternative form of bacchanal

Dictionary definition

BACCHANAL, noun. Someone who engages in drinking bouts.
BACCHANAL, noun. A drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus.
BACCHANAL, noun. A wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity.
BACCHANAL, adjective. Used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity".

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