bac·​chic ˈba-kik How to pronounce bacchic (audio) ˈbä- How to pronounce bacchic (audio)
often capitalized
: of, relating to, or suggestive of Bacchus or the Bacchanalia : bacchanalian

Word History

First Known Use

1669, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bacchic was in 1669

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Cite this Entry

“Bacchic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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