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Meaning of BACCHANALIAN

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity"
 

BACCHANALIAN is a 12 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bacchanal, bacchic, carousing, drunk, inebriated, intoxicated, orgiastic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bac`cha*na"li*an\, a.
    Of or pertaining to the festival of Bacchus; relating to or
    given to reveling and drunkenness.
    
          Even bacchanalian madness has its charms. --Cowper.
    
    
  2. \Bac`cha*na"li*an\, n.
    A bacchanal; a drunken reveler.
    
    
 

 

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