Associations to the word «Bacchic»

Wiktionary

BACCHIC, adjective. Of or relating to Bacchus; hence, jovial, or riotous, with intoxication.
BACCHIC, adjective. Alternative spelling of bacchic

Dictionary definition

BACCHIC, adjective. Used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats