- = celebrate, rave (British, slang), carouse, live it up (informal), push the boat out (British, informal), whoop it up (informal), make merry, paint the town red (informal), large it (British, slang), go on a spree, roister •
I'm afraid I revelled the night away.
- (often plural) = merrymaking, party, celebration, rave (British, slang), gala, spree, festivity, beano (British, slang), debauch, saturnalia, bacchanal, rave-up (British, slang), jollification, carousal, hooley or hoolie (mainly, Irish & New Zealand), carouse •
The revels often last until dawn.
See revel in something
- = enjoy, relish, indulge in, delight in, savour, thrive on, bask in, wallow in, lap up, take pleasure in, drool over, luxuriate in, crow about, rejoice over, gloat about, rub your hands •
She revelled in her freedom.
'revel' in Other Languages
- British English: revel If you revel in a situation or experience, you enjoy it very much. VERBRevelling in her freedom, she took a hotel room and stayed for several days.to revel in sth
- Brazilian Portuguese: desfrutar
- Chinese: 陶醉
- European Spanish: gozar
- French: se délecter
- German: genießen
- Italian: provare piacere
- Japanese: とても喜ぶ
- Korean: 한껏 즐기다
- Portuguese: desfrutar
- Spanish: gozar
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