Definition of revelry in English:

revelry

Syllabification: rev·el·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈrevəlrē
 
/

noun (plural revelries)

Lively and noisy festivities, especially when these involve drinking a large amount of alcohol: sounds of revelry issued into the night New Year revelries
More example sentences
  • Carnival revelry usually involves large crowds of people packed together - a perfect opportunity for pickpockets.
  • The season's festive revelries began in force on Thursday evening, but with them came a series of incidents including assault and vandalism.
  • Angry, he went back to Moscow and once again engaged in a life of revelry, drinking, gambling and womanizing.

More definitions of revelry

Definition of revelry in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day semblance
Pronunciation: ˈsɛmbləns
noun
the outward appearance or apparent form of something…