A priest or votary of Bacchus.
A boisterous reveler.
A priest or worshiper of Bacchus.
A drunken carouser.
Given to carousing.
Origin of bacchant
- Latin bacchāns bacchant- present participle of bacchārī to celebrate the festival of Bacchus from Bacchus Bacchus Bacchus
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition