revel

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: rĕvʹ-əl, IPA: /ˈɹɛv.əl/

Noun[change]

Singular
revel

Plural
revels

  1. A revel is a party, a festival, merrymaking, a gay time.
    Shakespeare wrote, "Our revels now are ended".
    The wonderful New Year's revel will not be forgotten.

Verb[change]

Plain form
revel

Third-person singular
revels

Past tense
revelled

Past participle
revelled

Present participle
revelling

  1. To make merry; to have a gay, lively time.
    We revelled in the first warm day of spring.