Definition of Revelry

1. Noun. Unrestrained merrymaking.




Definition of Revelry

1. n. The act of engaging in a revel; noisy festivity; reveling.

Definition of Revelry

1. Noun. Joyful merry-making. ¹

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Definition of Revelry

1. noisy merrymaking [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revelry

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reveled
reveler
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revelled
revellent
reveller
revellers
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revelment
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revelry (current term)
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revenge is a dish best served cold
revengeable
revengeance
revenged

Literary usage of Revelry

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... all pantheons, all aspirations to become one with God. born the idea of a god of war, a cod of love, a god of revelry, a god of plenty. ..."

2. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1853)
"revelry and extravagance.—Mad wolves.—The lost Indian. THE Green River valley was at ... revelry ..."

3. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and by Washington Irving (1849)
"revelry and extravagance.—Mad wolves.—The lost Indian. THE Green River valley was at this time the scene of one of those general gatherings of traders, ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"And when they had got out into the solitary court, which was deserted by all the followers of the thane, who were mingling in the drunken revelry in the ..."

5. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"'The Shropshire Lad' is a revelry of naturalness.—Yours in all fellowship, To Lady Ulrica Duncombe. GEORGE MEREDITH. Box HILL, DORKING, March 29, 1903. ..."

6. Works by Washington Irving (1895)
"... of the Mountains—Indian Belles —Potency of Bright Beads and Red Blankets— Arrival of Supplies—revelry and Extravagance— Mad Wolves—The Lost Indian. ..."

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