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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If parents want to bring children under 12, are there any specific family-friendly areas or events away from the drunken revelry?
The revelry lasts until 9 p.m. Gather in front of Caffè Nero (375 Assembly Row), and prepare to have the time of your life, spaghetti arms.
In the midst of their revelry after Ireland wins the match, Death Eaters attack the campsite and the Muggles who live there.
Yet casting a pall over their revelry is the fate of Gov. Eric Greitens.
The non-stop revelry is what gets you in the theater, but Deadpool’s identity-defining journey keeps you there — and even doles out some warm fuzzies.
Amid the revelry, Laura gets to meet up again with her old flame, Paco—that’s Bardem—who now owns the wine-making estate that once belonged to her family and is happily married to a lovely local schoolteacher, Bea (Bárbara Lennie).
But hosting the game, and the week of revelry leading up to it, comes with costs from public safety to transportation that are largely fronted by metro Phoenix cities.
Then, at the height of revelry, the ceremony paused to honor the victims of the Santa Fe shooting Friday.
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REVELRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of revelry for English Language Learners
: a wild and noisy celebration
REVELRY Defined for Kids
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