Definitions of bacchanalian

  1. A bacchanal.
  2. One who indulges in drunken revels.
  3. One who indulges to excess in intoxicating drinks; one engaged in noisy and drunken revels.
  4. used of riotously drunken merrymaking; " a night of bacchanalian revelry"; " carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; " orgiastic festivity"
  5. Of or pertaining to the festival of Bacchus; relating to or given to reveling and drunkenness.
  6. Pertaining to the Bacchanalia, a feast in honor of Bacchus, the god of wine; hence, pertaining to drunkenness and revelry. Also, bacchanal.
  7. Of or like bacchanalia.
  8. Revelling in intemperate drinking; riotous; noisy.
  9. Riotous; pertaining to revelling and drinking.