Examples of revelry in a Sentence
- 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 Sept. 1994
- Wassailing is an ancient English custom, part of the feasts and revelry of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, which have been revived in Colonial Williamsburg. —Joan P. Dutton, The Williamsburg Cookbook, 1975
- The tall minister stood again at the altar. He waited for the song and the revelry to die. —Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1969
- The small birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fullness of their revelry, they fluttered, chirping and frolicking from bush to bush, and tree to tree … —Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 1820
the lottery winner was exhausted after a long night of revelry
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The 14,500-person town shuts down all its roads for the revelry, which is expected to draw 15,000 people this year, said Ollie Favier, event coordinator for the Killarney Chamber of Commerce.
Nilsson was an after-hours legend, favoring the likes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney as his partners in revelry.
Prince Louis, now seven weeks old, was sadly not brought along with the crew for the day of revelry.
A day of revelry took a tragic turn when a recent high school graduate died while swimming in Lake Chaubunagungamaug in Webster Saturday, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office.
With the music up loud and the wind in their faces, they're inspired to turn do some reckless revelry.
For the Cubs, is it rivalry or revelry with the Brewers?
Sure, there is revelry at the track and experiences vary.
Brits love a good parade, and April 21st isn't always primo weather for outdoor revelry.
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REVELRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of revelry for English Language Learners
: a wild and noisy celebration
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