HyperDic: revel

English > 3 senses of the word revel:
VERBconsumptionrevel, delight, enjoytake delight in
socialrevel, racket, make whoopie, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassailcelebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking
NOUNactrevel, revelryunrestrained / unrestrained merrymaking
revel > pronunciation
Soundsreh'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > revel: 3 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningunrestrained / unrestrained merrymaking.
Synonymrevelry
Narrowerbust, tear, binge, boutAn occasion for excessive eating or drinking
carouse, carousal, bender, toot, booze-uprevelry in drinking
orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelryA wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
whoopeenoisy and boisterous revelry
Broadermerrymaking, conviviality, jollificationA boisterous celebration
Spanishalborozo, algazara, embullo, holgorio, jolgorio, juerga
Catalangatzara, revel, sarau, xerinola
Verbsrevelcelebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking
English > revel: 3 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningTake delight in.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsdelight, enjoy
Entailsuse, expenduse up, consume fully
Narrowerhave a ball, have a good timeenjoy / enjoy oneself greatly
live it upenjoy / enjoy oneself
wallowdelight greatly in
Spanishdeleitarse, deleitar, disfrutar, divertirse, encantarse, gozar
Catalandelectar-se, disfrutar, divertir-se, fruir, gaudir
English > revel: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcelebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsracket, make whoopie, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassail
Narrowercarouse, roister, riotEngage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
Broadercelebrate, feteHave a celebration
Spanishjaranear
Nounsrevel, revelryunrestrained / unrestrained merrymaking
revellera celebrant who shares in a noisy party / party

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