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

2 senses of bacchanalia

Sense 1
Dionysia, Bacchanalia -- (an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus))
       => festival, fete -- (an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place); "a drama festival")

Sense 2
orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry -- (a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity)
       => revel, revelry -- (unrestrained merrymaking)

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