Associations to the word «Bacchant»

Wiktionary

BACCHANT, noun. A priest of Bacchus.
BACCHANT, noun. A bacchanal; a reveler.
BACCHANT, adjective. Bacchanalian; fond of drunken revelry; wine-loving; reveling; carousing.

Dictionary definition

BACCHANT, noun. Someone who engages in drinking bouts.
BACCHANT, noun. A drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus.
BACCHANT, noun. (classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus.

Wise words

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