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Definition of "revel" []

  • To take great pleasure or delight: She reveled in her unaccustomed leisure. (verb-intransitive)
  • To engage in uproarious festivities; make merry. (verb-intransitive)
  • A boisterous festivity or celebration; merrymaking. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "revel" in a sentence
  • "Her hair, flying loose in revel or war, is still an angel's hair, and glorious under a halo."
  • "These men, by nature, want recognition and revel is talking about their crimes."
  • "Weathers channeled a range of soul brethren for what could, at minimum, be called a revel-rousing affair James Brown would've been proud of."