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bacchanalian Line breaks: bac¦cha|na¦lian
Pronunciation: /ˌbakəˈneɪlɪən/

Definition of bacchanalian in English:


Characterized by or given to drunken revelry: a bacchanalian orgy
More example sentences
  • Since medieval times their annual fair was famous not only for its heights of bacchanalian revelry but also for the ferocious brawls that would inevitably break out.
  • After one too many bacchanalian orgies, Timon realizes that he's squandered his entire fortune and turns to his many friends for financial support.
  • What, mused Jean-Pierre, had happened to the bacchanalian orgy we feared and hoped for?

Words that rhyme with bacchanalian

alien, Australian, Castalian, Deucalion, episcopalian, Hegelian, madrigalian, mammalian, Pygmalion, Salian, saturnalian, sesquipedalian, tatterdemalion, Thessalian, Westphalian
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