verb (used without object), rev·eled, rev·el·ing or (especially British) rev·elled, rev·el·ling.
- revealed theology,
- revelation, book of,
Origin of revel
Examples from the Web for reveler
For my heart leaps within me more than that of any Corybantian reveler, and my eyes rain tears when I hear him.
He began to bawl a reveler's song, popular with cowboys on a spree, and old man Thomas joined him.
The old man who believes that he is loved by a girl is a reveler in the debauchery of his own vanity.The Starbucks|Opie Percival Read
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (intr)
Word Origin for revel
also reveller, late 14c., from Old French revelour, agent noun from reveler (see revel (v.)).
late 14c., "riotous merry-making," from Old French revel "entertainment, revelry," verbal noun from reveler "be disorderly, make merry" (see revel (v.)). Related: Revels; revel-rout.
early 14c., "to feast in a noisy manner;" late 14c., "take part in revels," from Old French reveler, also rebeller "be disorderly, make merry; rebel, be riotous," from Latin rebellare "to rebel" (see rebel (v.)). The meaning "take great pleasure in" first recorded 1754. Related: Reveled; reveling; revelled; revelling.