bacchanal


noun

  1. a follower of Bacchus.
  2. a drunken reveler.
  3. an occasion of drunken revelry; orgy; bacchanalia.

adjective

  1. pertaining to Bacchus; bacchanalian.

noun

  1. a follower of Bacchus
  2. a drunken and riotous celebration
  3. a participant in such a celebration; reveller

adjective

  1. of or relating to Bacchus

1530s (n.); 1540s (adj.), from Latin bacchanalis “having to do with Bacchus” (see Bacchus). Meaning “riotous, drunken roistering; orgy” is from 1711.

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