revelry


rev·el·ry

noun \ˈre-vəl-rē\

: a wild and noisy celebration

Full Definition of REVELRY

:  noisy partying or merrymaking

Examples of REVELRY

  1. <the lottery winner was exhausted after a long night of revelry>
  2. Each city has its own Carnival, but none, not even the revelry of Mardi Gras, is as spectacular as Brooklyn's. —Peter Noel, Village Voice, 6 Sep. 1994

Origin of REVELRY

(see 1revel)
First Known Use: 15th century

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