Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bacchanal

3 senses of bacchanal

Sense 1
drunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchanal, bacchant -- (someone who engages in drinking bouts)
       => drinker, imbiber, toper, juicer -- (a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess))

Sense 2
bacchant, bacchanal -- (a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus)
       => fan, buff, devotee, lover -- (an ardent follower and admirer)

Sense 3
orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry -- (a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity)
       => revel, revelry -- (unrestrained merrymaking)

Antonyms of adj bacchanal

1 sense of bacchanal

Sense 1
bacchanalian, bacchanal, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic -- (used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity")

INDIRECT (VIA intoxicated) -> sober -- (not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol))

Similarity of adj bacchanal

1 sense of bacchanal

Sense 1
bacchanalian, bacchanal, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic -- (used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity")
       => intoxicated (vs. sober), drunk, inebriated -- (stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated")

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