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

3 senses of bacchant

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
bacchant -- ((classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus)
       => votary -- (a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult; "a votary of Aphrodite")

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