Variant of revel
intransitive verbreveled or revelled, reveling or revelling
- to make merry; be noisily festive
- to take much pleasure; delight (in): to revel in one's freedom
Origin of revelMiddle English revelen ; from Middle French reveler, to revel, literally , to rebel ; from Classical Latin rebellare: see rebel
- boisterous festivity; merrymaking; revelry
- an occasion of merrymaking or boisterous festivity; celebration
Origin of revelME < MFr < the v.