intransitive verb reveled or revelled, reveling or revelling
- to make merry; be noisily festive
- to take much pleasure; delight (in): to revel in one's freedom
ME revelen < MFr reveler, to revel, lit., to rebel < L rebellare: see rebel
- boisterous festivity; merrymaking; revelry
- an occasion of merrymaking or boisterous festivity; celebration
ME < MFr < the v.