Definitions for revelˈrɛv əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revel, revelry(verb)

    unrestrained merrymaking

  2. delight, enjoy, revel(verb)

    take delight in

    "he delights in his granddaughter"

  3. revel, racket, make whoopie, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassail(verb)

    celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities

    "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"


  1. revel(Noun)

    An instance of merrymaking; a celebration.

  2. revel(Verb)

    To make merry; to have a gay, lively time.

  3. Origin: From revelen, from revel, from reveler, from rebello

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revel(noun)

    see Reveal

  2. Revel(verb)

    a feast with loose and noisy jollity; riotous festivity or merrymaking; a carousal

  3. Revel(verb)

    to feast in a riotous manner; to carouse; to act the bacchanalian; to make merry

  4. Revel(verb)

    to move playfully; to indulge without restraint

  5. Revel(verb)

    to draw back; to retract

  6. Origin: [OF. reveler to revolt, rebel, make merry, fr. L. rebellare. See Rebel.]


  1. Revel

    Revel is the first official release by the Richmond, Virginia, based Pat McGee Band.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Revel

    or Reval (52), capital of the government of Esthonia, in Russia, is a flourishing seaport on the S. side of the Gulf of Finland, 232 m. W. of St. Petersburg; has a castle, fortifications, cathedral, mediæval antiquities, &c.; chiefly engaged in commerce; exports largely oats and other cereals, spirits, flax, &c.

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