noun \ˈr-jē\

: a wild party and especially one in which many people have sex together

: something that is done too much and in a wild way

plural orgies

Full Definition of ORGY

:  secret ceremonial rites held in honor of an ancient Greek or Roman deity and usually characterized by ecstatic singing and dancing
a :  drunken revelry
b :  a sexual encounter involving many people; also :  an excessive sexual indulgence
:  excessive indulgence in something especially to satisfy an inordinate appetite or craving <an orgy of destruction> <a national orgy of thrill seeking and risk taking — K. T. Greenfeld>

Origin of ORGY

Middle French orgie, from Latin orgia, plural, from Greek; akin to Greek ergon work — more at work
First Known Use: circa 1561


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