Definition of Drunken reveler
1. Noun. Someone who engages in drinking bouts.
Generic synonyms: Drinker, Imbiber, Juicer, Toper
Lexicographical Neighbors of Drunken Reveler
Literary usage of Drunken reveler
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Survey of Greek Civilization by John Pentland Mahaffy (1896)
"Thrasymachus at the opening oi>*the " Republic " is such a character ; in the "Symposium" Alcibiades comes invas a drunken reveler, telling experiences ..."
2. America's Curious Botanist: A Tercentennial Reappraisal of John Bartram by Nancy Everill Hoffmann, John C. Van Horne (2004)
"Full view of the William Sharp powder horn, showing Indians and British delegates smoking peace pipes. A drunken reveler leans against a tree (right side). ..."
3. A Senator of the Fifties: David C. Broderick, of California by Jeremiah Lynch (1911)
"The silenced may be an innocent bystander rather than the half-drunken reveler. The South Americans and Mexicans favored the bowie knife. ..."
4. A Common-school Dictionary of the English Language, Explanatory, Pronouncing by Noah Webster (1868)
"A drunkard; a reveler; (p5.) feasts in honor of Bacchus; revels. BA.c'eha-nA'li-an, a. Reveling In Intemperance; drunken; riotous. — a. A drunken reveler. ..."
5. College Greek Course in English by William Cleaver Wilkinson (1888)
"He comes a drunken reveler—and now is introduced by the way a striking, but not strikingly luminous, portrait in words of the man as he is supposed by the ..."
6. The Divine Origin of Christianity Indicated by Its Historical Effects by Richard Salter Storrs (1884)
"The drunken reveler dances with his hair crowned with chaplets of the linden-tree bark, and unawares is mastered by the witchery of the wine. ..."
7. Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A. Immerwahr by Sara Anderson Immerwahr, Anne Proctor Chapin (2004)
"... toward the door with a lamp, as outside a balding, paunchy, and surely drunken reveler with a barbitos lyre pounds on the door with the butt of a torch. ..."