Orgy

Definition of Orgy

Or´gy
n.1.
1.A sacrifice accompanied by certain ceremonies in honor of some pagan deity; especially, the ceremonies observed by the Greeks and Romans in the worship of Dionysus, or Bacchus, which were characterized by wild and dissolute revelry. Usually in the plural form.
As when, with crowned cups, unto the Elian god,
Those priests high orgies held.
- Drayton.
2.Wild, drunken, or licentious revelry; an uninhibited carouse.
3.A series of sexual activities involving more than two couples in a group.
4.An event characterized by unrestrained indulgence in passion; as, an orgy of buying of internet stocks.
1.A frantic revel; drunken revelry. See Orgies

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