AskDefine | Define orgiastic

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orgiastic adj
1 used of frenzied sexual activity
2 used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity" [syn: bacchanalian, bacchanal, bacchic, carousing]

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Pronunciation

  • (US) /ˌɔrdʒiˈæstɪk/
    Rhymes: -æstɪk

Adjective

  1. Relating to an orgy; wild, uncontrolled.
    • 1919, Sax Rohmer, Dope
      Dancing was in progress, or, rather, one of those orgiastic ceremonies which passed for dancing during this pagan period.

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