noun, plural bac·chants, bac·chan·tes [buh-kan-teez, -kahn-] /bəˈkæn tiz, -ˈkɑn-/.
Origin of bacchant
Related formsbac·chan·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for bacchant
Scenes of bacchant excitement and of wildest abandonment may be witnessed here.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
He was in this, just as he was in everything else, a remnant of a past age; he had merely been transformed into a Bacchant!The Title Market|Emily Post
But shall I be more like a Bacchant holding the thyrsus in my right hand, or in this?The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides