orgy

[ UK /ˈɔːd‍ʒi/ ]
[ US /ˈɔɹdʒi/ ]
NOUN
  1. a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
  2. any act of immoderate indulgence
    a splurge of spending
    an orgy of shopping
    an emotional binge
  3. secret rite in the cults of ancient Greek or Roman deities involving singing and dancing and drinking and sexual activity
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How To Use orgy In A Sentence

  • Their sordid complots are destined to explode into an orgy of violence.
  • Says the Richmond composer, I thought it would be great to write a sequel showing how [Porgy] goes up north, and on the way he runs into jazz, rag, barrelhouse, jug band, gospel, all the early black folk music styles. Archive 2006-11-01
  • She was later released, then arrested again (along with a dozen others) when police busted a house orgy a week later.
  • Another story was that a certain dissipated youth of the community, going home one Saturday night, or rather Sunday morning, from some unhallowed orgy, was pursued by a lamb of fire, with its head cut off and hanging by a strip of skin or flame. The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career
  • Life is just one big vain, greedy, acquisitive, covetous, furious orgy - and then you die.
  • Porgy must be one of the longest and most physically demanding roles in the repertory, and Alvy Powell meets the challenge eloquently despite occasional traces of vocal strain.
  • This weekend the Cinémathèque québécoise will be presenting a veritable orgy of animation for three days solid.
  • • U.S. immediately endorses American passports as nonvalid for travel to Hungary, which of course involves cancellation of Porgy and Bess visita much publicized State Department project. Enemies of the People
  • In reference to Roger's referenced reference, I'd say that if the librarians didn't give such a "Very" title a coveted award -- triggering an orgy of literary consumption that surely the AVN people would step in and give THEIR award to the film version, thereby triggering SOME sort of orgy. In Bed with WHO?
  • The rebels went on an orgy of killing.
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