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orgy (n.)

1560s, orgies (plural) "secret rites or ceremonies in the worship of certain Greek and Roman gods," especially Dionysus, from French orgies (c. 1500, from Latin orgia), and directly from Greek orgia (plural) "secret rites," especially those of Bacchus. This is traditionally considered a derivative of the root of ergon "work, activity" (from PIE root *werg- "to do"), but perhaps it is a foreign word. The singular was rare in Latin and Greek; in English, orgy was first used 1660s, in the extended sense of "any licentious revelry, a wild carousal." OED says of the ancient rites that they were "celebrated with extravagant dancing, singing, drinking, etc.," which gives "etc." quite a workout.

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Definitions of orgy

orgy (n.)
any act of immoderate indulgence;
an orgy of shopping
Synonyms: binge / splurge
orgy (n.)
secret rite in the cults of ancient Greek or Roman deities involving singing and dancing and drinking and sexual activity;
orgy (n.)
a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity;
Synonyms: debauch / debauchery / saturnalia / riot / bacchanal / bacchanalia / drunken revelry
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