reveler

noun

rev·​el·​er ˈre-və-lər How to pronounce reveler (audio)
ˈrev-lər
variants or reveller
: one who engages in revelry

Examples of reveler in a Sentence

The streets were crowded with revelers on New Year's Eve. wedding revelers whooping it up until dawn
Recent Examples on the Web The fight occurred in an area with several bars and clubs, and there were large numbers of late night revelers in the area at the time, Bercaw said. CBS News, 29 Oct. 2023 What the revelers could not know was that Hamas terrorists had breached the border with Gaza - less than 4 miles away, beginning their violent assault on Israel. NBC news, 14 Oct. 2023 To the current late-night revelers, the sign probably means nothing. Kaya Laterman, New York Times, 12 Oct. 2023 There, amid a boisterous crowd of revelers wreathed in cigarette smoke and bobbing together on an ocean of booze, Lenny and his pals Betty Comden and Adolph Green (Mallory Portnoy and Nick Blaemire) are lighting up the room. Manohla Dargis, New York Times, 22 Nov. 2023 Now one of the reunion’s most prominent revelers is urging President Joe Biden to think again about running for re-election. James Freeman, WSJ, 6 Nov. 2023 After a four-year hiatus, tens of thousands of revelers attend the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval. Robert Gauthier, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023 Though Gia has no plans to channel her mom's wedding day look, plenty of other Halloween revelers have worn costumes inspired by it. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 1 Nov. 2023 While the conversation around bridal aesthetics (and those of the revelers) may be ever-evolving, a wealth of beauty inspiration exists in past red carpet moments. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 5 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reveler was in the 14th century

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“Reveler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reveler. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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