Revel is defined as to celebrate loudly or to take great pleasure in something.(verb)
An example of revel is partying during Mardi Gras.
The definition of a revel is a loud celebration.(noun)
An example of revel is Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
See revel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME revelen < MFr reveler, to revel, lit., to rebel < L rebellare: see rebel
Origin: ME < MFr < the v.
See revel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb rev·eled also rev·elled, rev·el·ing also rev·el·ling, rev·els also rev·els
Origin: Middle English revelen, to carouse
Origin: , from Old French reveler, to rebel, carouse
Origin: , from Latin rebellāre, to rebel; see Rebel.
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