Definition of revelry in English:

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revelry

Pronunciation: /ˈrɛvlri/

noun (plural revelries)

[mass noun] (also 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.
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Words that rhyme with revelry

devilry

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