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bacchanal

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Adjective, Noun
 : 
bac=cha=nal

CIDE DICTIONARY

bacchanala. [L. Bacchanalis. See Bacchanalia.].
  •  Relating to Bacchus or his festival.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy.  [1913 Webster]
bacchanaln. 
  •  A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Drunken revelry; an orgy.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A song or a dance in honor of Bacchus.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bacchanal, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a wild and drunken revelry.
2 a drunken reveller.
3 a priest, worshipper, or follower of Bacchus.
--adj.
1 of or like Bacchus, the Greek or Roman god of wine, or his rites.
2 riotous, roistering.

Etymology
L bacchanalis f. Bacchus god of wine f. Gk Bakkhos

THESAURUS

bacchanal

alcoholic, alcoholic addict, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, bat, bender, bibber, big drunk, binge, boozer, bout, bust, carousal, carouse, carouser, celebration, chronic alcoholic, chronic drunk, compotation, debauch, devotee of Bacchus, dipsomaniac, drinker, drinking bout, drunk, drunkard, drunken carousal, guzzle, guzzler, hard drinker, heavy drinker, imbiber, inebriate, jag, lovepot, oenophilist, orgy, party, pathological drinker, pot companion, potation, problem drinker, pub-crawl, reveler, saturnalia, serious drinker, shikker, soaker, social drinker, sot, spree, swigger, swiller, symposium, tear, thirsty soul, tippler, toot, toper, tosspot, wassail, wassailer, winebibber

ROGET THESAURUS

bacchanal

Drunkenness

N drunkenness, intemperance, drinking, inebriety, inebriation, ebriety, ebriosity, insobriety, intoxication, temulency, bibacity, wine bibbing, comtation, potation, deep potations, bacchanals, bacchanalia, libations, bender, oinomania, dipsomania, delirium tremens, alcohol, alcoholism, mania a potu, drink, alcoholic drinks, blue ruin, grog, port wine, punch, punch bowl, cup, rosy wine, flowing bowl, drop, drop too much, dram, beer, aguardiente, apple brandy, applejack, brandy, brandy smash, chain lightning, champagne, cocktail, gin, ginsling, highball, peg, rum, rye, schnapps, sherry, sling, uisquebaugh, usquebaugh, whisky, xeres, drunkard, sot, toper, tippler, bibber, wine-bibber, lush, hard drinker, gin drinker, dram drinker, soaker, sponge, tun, love pot, toss pot, thirsty soul, reveler, carouser, Bacchanal, Bacchanalian, Bacchal, Bacchante, devotee to Bacchus, bum, guzzler, tavern haunter, drunk, tipsy, intoxicated, inebrious, inebriate, inebriated, in one's cups, in a state of intoxication, temulent, temulentive, bombed, smashed, fuddled, mellow, cut, boozy, fou, fresh, merry, elevated, flustered, disguised, groggy, beery, top-heavy, potvaliant, glorious, potulent, squiffy, overcome, overtaken, whittled, screwed, tight, primed, corned, raddled, sewed up, lushy, nappy, muddled, muzzy, obfuscated, maudlin, crapulous, dead drunk, woozy, buzzed, flush, flushed, inter pocula, in liquor, the worse for liquor, having had a drop too much, half seas over, three sheets in the wind, three sheets to the wind, under the table, drunk as a lord, drunk as a skunk, drunk as a piper, drunk as a fiddler, drunk as Chloe, drunk as an owl, drunk as David's sow, drunk as a wheelbarrow, drunken, bibacious, sottish, given to drink, addicted to drink, addicted to the bottle, toping, nunc est bibendum, Bacchus ever fair and young, drink down all unkindness, O that men should put an enemy in their mouths to.


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