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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchanal, bacchant(noun)

    someone who engages in drinking bouts

  2. bacchant, bacchanal(noun)

    a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus

  3. orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry(adj)

    a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

  4. bacchanalian, bacchanal, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic(adj)

    used of riotously drunken merrymaking

    "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity"

Wiktionary

  1. bacchanal(Noun)

    A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser.

  2. bacchanal(Noun)

    The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.

  3. bacchanal(Noun)

    Drunken revelry; an orgy.

  4. bacchanal(Noun)

    A song or a dance in honor of Bacchus.

  5. bacchanal(Adjective)

    Relating to Bacchus or his festival.

  6. bacchanal(Adjective)

    Engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy.

  7. Origin: From Bacchanalis. See Bacchanalia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bacchanal(adj)

    relating to Bacchus or his festival

  2. Bacchanal(adj)

    engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy

  3. Bacchanal(noun)

    a devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser

  4. Bacchanal(noun)

    the festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia

  5. Bacchanal(noun)

    drunken revelry; an orgy

  6. Bacchanal(noun)

    a song or dance in honor of Bacchus

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bacchanal

    bak′a-nal, n. a worshipper of Bacchus: one who indulges in drunken revels: a dance or song in honour of Bacchus.—adj. relating to drunken revels—also Bacchanā′lian.—ns.pl. Bacchanā′lia, Bac′chanals, originally feasts in honour of Bacchus: drunken revels.—n. Bacchanā′lianism.—n. and adj. Bacchant (bak′kant), a priest of Bacchus, the god of wine: a reveller: a drunkard.—n. Bacchante (bak-kant′, bak′kant, bak-kant′i), a priestess of Bacchus, the god of wine: a female bacchanal:—pl. Bacchant′es.—adj. Bacchic (bak′kik), relating to Bacchus: jovial: drunken. [L. Bacchanalis, Bacchus, Gr. Bacchos, the god of wine.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bacchanal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bacchanal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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