- a follower of Bacchus.
- a drunken reveler.
- an occasion of drunken revelry; orgy; bacchanalia.
- pertaining to Bacchus; bacchanalian.
- a follower of Bacchus
- a drunken and riotous celebration
- a participant in such a celebration; reveller
- of or relating to Bacchus
1530s (n.); 1540s (adj.), from Latin bacchanalis “having to do with Bacchus” (see Bacchus). Meaning “riotous, drunken roistering; orgy” is from 1711.