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English noun: orgy

1. orgy (act) any act of immoderate indulgence


SamplesAn orgy of shopping.
An emotional binge.
A splurge of spending.


Synonymsbinge, splurge


Broader (hypernym)humoring, indulgence, indulging, pampering

2. orgy (act) secret rite in the cults of ancient Greek or Roman deities involving singing and dancing and drinking and sexual activity


Broader (hypernym)religious rite, rite

3. orgy (act) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity


Synonymsbacchanal, bacchanalia, debauch, debauchery, drunken revelry, riot, saturnalia


Broader (hypernym)revel, revelry









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