Definition of Drunken revelry
1. Noun. A wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity.
Generic synonyms: Revel, Revelry
Derivative terms: Bacchanal, Bacchanalian, Debauch, Debauch, Orgiastic, Orgiastic, Riot, Riotous
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drunken Revelry
Literary usage of Drunken revelry
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1. Historical Collections of Ohio: An Encyclopedia of the State ; History Both by Henry Howe (1891)
"A drunken revelry.—There being a tavern about half a mile off, ... Here I saw about one hundred men engaged in a drunken revelry, playing cards, ..."
2. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"... they refused to intercede in his behalf —a very different state of things to that at Athens, where the young men,37 in their drunken revelry, ..."