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Definition 1: a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for bacchanal in the sense of this definition

(bacchanal is a kind of ...) unrestrained merrymaking

Definition 2: someone who engages in drinking bouts - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bacchanal in the sense of this definition

(bacchanal is a kind of ...) a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)

Definition 3: a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bacchanal in the sense of this definition

(bacchanal is a kind of ...) an ardent follower and admirer

Definition 4: used of riotously drunken merrymaking - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bacchanal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a night of bacchanalian revelry
  • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
  • orgiastic festivity

Synonyms for bacchanal in the sense of this definition

(bacchanal is similar to ...) stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)

"a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors" "helplessly inebriated"

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