of, relating to, or honoring Bacchus.
(lowercase) riotously or jovially intoxicated; drunken.
Historical Examples

It ran in the direction of Orphic and Bacchic Thrace to the north.
Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham

The subject of this sculpture seems to be a Bacchic procession.
The Gates of India Thomas Holdich

In a word, I absolutely identify the “brandy and water scenes” with the Bacchic cultus and all that it implies.
Hieroglyphics Arthur Machen

In two seconds the ladies had entered into our Bacchic plot.
The Works of Honor de Balzac Honor de Balzac

He reformed the Bacchic mysteries, giving them a more elevated and noble character, and for this he lost his life.
Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke

A staff entwined with ivy and vines, and borne in the Bacchic processions.
Browning’s Shorter Poems Robert Browning

Trinc then: what says your heart, elevated by Bacchic enthusiasm?
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. Francois Rabelais

I thought that Bacchic energy of yours was long since repressed.
At Home And Abroad Margaret Fuller Ossoli

We cannot but think this Bacchic theme a little unsuitable for our youthful songsters.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, June 7, 1916 Various

These reliefs are Bacchic in idea and Renaissance in execution.
Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford

of or relating to Bacchus
(often not capital) riotously drunk


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