HyperDic: bacchanal

English > 4 senses of the word bacchanal:
ADJECTIVEallbacchanal, bacchanalian, bacchic, carousing, orgiasticused of riotously drunken merrymaking
NOUNperson bacchanal, drunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchantsomeone who engages in drinking bouts
person bacchanal, bacchanta drunken reveller
actbacchanal, orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanalia, drunken revelrya wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
bacchanal > pronunciation
Soundsbae'kihnahl; bahkey'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > bacchanal: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of riotously drunken merrymaking.
Example"a night of bacchanalian revelry"
Synonymsbacchanalian, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic
Broaderintoxicated, drunk, inebriated, ripped, gonestupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
Spanishbacanal, desenfrenado, orgiástico
Catalanbacanal, bàquic
Nounsbacchanala wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
English > bacchanal: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who engages in drinking bouts.
Synonymsdrunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchant
Broaderdrinker, imbiber, toper, juicerA person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
Spanishborracho
Catalanborratxo
English > bacchanal: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus.
Synonymbacchant
Broaderfan, buff, devotee, loverAn ardent follower and admirer
Spanishbacanal, bacante, ménade
Catalanbacant, mènade
English > bacchanal: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity.
Synonymsorgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanalia, drunken revelry
Broaderrevel, revelryunrestrained / unrestrained merrymaking
Spanishbacanal, borrasca, libertinaje, orgía
Catalanbacanal, llibertinatge, orgia
Adjectivesbacchanalian, bacchanalused of riotously drunken merrymaking

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