- reveling; boisterous festivity: Their revelry could be heard across the river.
Origin of revelry
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Related Wordsfestivity, debauchery, carouse, carousal, entertainment, festival, debauch, saturnalia, jollity, gaiety, fun, party, spree, celebration, jollification, reveling, whoop-de-do, whoopla
Examples from the Web for revelry
They come to life and retire to the hall for feasting and revelry.
Sounds of revelry and triumph are heard from the Pirate Isle.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
It was the Carnival week again—the mad blaspheming week of revelry and devilry.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Sounds of revelry and the odor of stale beer come out of it.'Charge It'
Sounds of revelry continued to pour in through the street window.Nan of Music Mountain
Frank H. Spearman
- noisy or unrestrained merrymaking
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Word Origin and History for revelry
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