HyperDic: bacchant

English > 3 senses of the word bacchant:
NOUNperson bacchant, drunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchanalsomeone who engages in drinking bouts
person bacchant, bacchanala drunken reveller
person bacchant(classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus
English > bacchant: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who engages in drinking bouts.
Synonymsdrunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchanal
Broaderdrinker, imbiber, toper, juicerA person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
Spanishborracho
Catalanborratxo
English > bacchant: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus.
Synonymbacchanal
Broaderfan, buff, devotee, loverAn ardent follower and admirer
Spanishbacanal, bacante, ménade
Catalanbacant, mènade
Adjectivesbacchanticof or relating to or resembling a bacchanalian reveler
English > bacchant: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Roman mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Romans
BroadervotaryA priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult
Spanishbacante, ménade

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