Bacchic

[ bak-ik ]
/ ˈbæk ɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or honoring Bacchus.
(lowercase) riotously or jovially intoxicated; drunken.

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Origin of Bacchic

1660–70; < Latin Bacchicus < Greek Bakkhikós. See Bacchus, -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for bacchic

Bacchic
/ (ˈbækɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to Bacchus
(often not capital) riotously drunk
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