revelry

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EtymologyEdit

revel +‎ -ry

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: rĕvʹ-əl-ri, IPA(key): /ˈɹɛvəlɹi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛvəlɹi
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NounEdit

revelry (countable and uncountable, plural revelries)

  1. Joyful or riotous merry-making.
    • 2014, Paul Salopek, Blessed. Cursed. Claimed., National Geographic (December 2014)[1]
      The women pale and staring under the sun. In plain skirts, drab shoes. In hair scarves. Their drunken revelry jars.

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