meaning of bacchanal

bacchanal meaning in General Dictionary

concerning Bacchus or his festival

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  • A devotee of Bacchus one that indulges in drunken revels one that is loud and riotous when intoxicated a carouser
  • someone who engages in drinking bouts
  • utilized of riotously drunken merrymaking
  • a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus
  • a wild gathering concerning exorbitant ingesting and promiscuity
  • associated with Bacchus or their event.
  • involved with drunken revels; drunken and riotous or loud.
  • A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is loud and riotous whenever intoxicated; a carouser.
  • The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.
  • Drunken revelry; an orgy.
  • A song or party honoring Bacchus.

bacchanal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s (letter.); 1540s (adj.), from Latin bacchanalis "having regarding Bacchus" (see Bacchus). Meaning "riotous, drunken roistering; orgy" is from 1711.


bacchanal - German to English

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bacchanal meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) associated with Bacchus or his festival.

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  • (a.) involved with drunken revels; drunken and riotous or loud.
  • (n.) A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is loud and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser.
  • (letter.) The event of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.
  • (letter.) Drunken revelry; an orgy.
  • (letter.) A song or party in honor of Bacchus.