vb , -els, -elling, -elled
(U.S.) , -els, -eling, -eled intr
1 foll by: in to take pleasure or wallow
to revel in success
2 to take part in noisy festivities; make merry
3 often pl an occasion of noisy merrymaking
4 a less common word for →
(C14: from Old French reveler to be merry, noisy, from Latin rebellare to revolt, rebel)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
carouser, celebrator, merrymaker, partygoer, pleasure-seeker, roisterer
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