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3 definitions found
 for bacchanalian
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bacchanalian \Bac`cha*na"li*an\ (b[a^]k`k[.a]*n[=a]"l[i^]*an;
     106), a.
     Of or pertaining to the festival of Bacchus; relating to or
     given to reveling and drunkenness.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Even bacchanalian madness has its charms. --Cowper.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bacchanalian \Bac`cha*na"li*an\, n.
     A bacchanal; a drunken reveler.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bacchanalian
      adj 1: used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of
             bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken
             soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity" [syn: bacchanalian,
             bacchanal, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic]

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