The word “bacchanal” has 3 syllables: bac-cha-nal.

It's pronounced as /ˈbækəˌnæl/.

What is synonym and antonym for bacchanal?

In the thesaurus, “bacchanal” has 13 synonyms and 1 antonym.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for bacchanal along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for bacchanal

  • bacchanalia
  • binger
  • carouser
  • celebration
  • gala
  • merrymaker
  • orgy
  • partier
  • party animal
  • partygoer
  • reveler
  • reveller
  • saturnalia

Antonyms for bacchanal

  • killjoy

Meanings of bacchanal

  • noun
    1. A devotee of Bacchus.
    2. Someone who indulges in drunken partying; someone noisy and riotous when intoxicated.
    3. (in the plural) The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.
    4. Drunken revelry; an orgy.
    5. A song or a dance in honor of Bacchus.
  • adjective
    1. Relating to Bacchus or his festival.
    2. Engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy.

Example Sentences

  • The vibrant festival turned into a lively bacchanal as music filled the air and people danced in the streets.
  • The historical painting depicted a scene of ancient revelry, capturing the essence of a grand bacchanal.
  • In the heart of the city, a hidden courtyard hosted a secret garden party that evolved into a spirited bacchanal.
  • The spirited travelers stumbled upon a remote village where locals welcomed them to join in the joyful bacchanal celebrations.
  • The decadent feast and exuberant laughter marked the climax of the evening's extravagant bacchanal.

On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to bacchanal, such as: bacchanalia, binger, carouser, celebration, gala, killjoy, merrymaker.

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Related Words



  • bacchanalia
  • bingers
  • carousers
  • celebrants
  • celebrations
  • merrymakers
  • orgies
  • partiers
  • party animals
  • partygoers
  • revelers
  • revellers
  • soirees
  • soirées
  • wassailers

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