[ kawr-uh-ban-tik, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈbæn tɪk, ˌkɒr- /
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frenzied; agitated; unrestrained.
(initial capital letter)Also Cor·y·ban·tian [kawr-uh-ban-shuhn, kor-], /ˌkɔr əˈbæn ʃən, ˌkɒr-/, Cor·y·ban·tine [kawr-uh-ban-tin, -tahyn, kor-]. /ˌkɔr əˈbæn tɪn, -taɪn, ˌkɒr-/. of or relating to a Corybant.
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Example sentences from the Web for corybantic
But the machinery—the hideously discordant human orchestra, the corybantic dancing!Visionaries|James Huneker
He laid the corybantic young lady in question upon the table to substantiate his statement.A Safety Match|Ian Hay
No Bacchic revels on Mount Parnassus were ever more corybantic.All Around the Moon|Jules Verne