rev·​el·​er | \ ˈre-və-lər How to pronounce reveler (audio) , ˈrev-lər\
variants: or reveller

Definition of reveler

: one who engages in revelry

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Synonyms & Antonyms for reveler


celebrant, celebrator, merrymaker, partyer (also partier), partygoer, roisterer


killjoy, party pooper

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Examples of reveler in a Sentence

The streets were crowded with revelers on New Year's Eve. wedding revelers whooping it up until dawn

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Authorities have launched a probe after revelers set off fireworks near the Warren Prescott Statue by the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown on Saturday night, according to the National Park Service. Travis Andersen,, "Fireworks set off near statue at Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown; no damage reported," 8 July 2019 The Schertz parade, which traveled mostly along Main Street, featured nearly 100 entries, including floats, marching bands and revelers dressed in their patriotic best. Brooke Lamantia And Austin Taylor,, "It’s a red, white and blue celebration at local Fourth of July parade," 4 July 2019 Fourth of July revelers will have their pick of patriotic festivities and fireworks to help them celebrate Independence Day and Friday as local cities host a barrage of events for both young and old alike., "Lake cities gearing up for a bang-up Fourth of July," 1 July 2019 For instance, exuberant revelers will try holding reloadable tubes in their hands or over their heads or chest, shoot mortars sideway, or pull off other dumb stuff. Eric Adams, Popular Mechanics, "How to Have Fun (and Stay Safe) During This Year's Fireworks-Filled Fourth," 1 July 2019 But in North Macedonia, revelers gathered for the Balkan country’s first Pride parade. Lauren Messman, New York Times, "A Global Gay Pride Weekend, in Photos," 30 June 2019 Last night, revelers crowded 51 Quai des Grands Augustins, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, for the grand reopening of Lapérouse—one of the ne plus ultra of old-world Parisian eateries. Marley Marius, Vogue, "Famed Left Bank Eatery Lapérouse Reopens With a Decadent Dinner," 20 June 2019 When revelers reached Middle Harbor via commuter buses from the West Oakland BART station on Father’s Day, they were greeted by a lovely archway decorated with wisteria. Mosi Reeves, Billboard, "Porter Robinson's Second Sky Festival Reflected His Boundary-Pushing Taste and Personal Evolution: Recap," 17 June 2019 A thousand revelers came to the farewell party, where guests were encouraged to dress as 1920s film stars. Lesley M.m. Blume, Town & Country, "Inside Frank Gehry's Overhaul of Garden of Allah, L.A.’s Most Infamous Corner," 25 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of reveler

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of reveler

: a person who is celebrating with other people in usually a wild and noisy way : a person who is taking part in revelry

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