a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.
a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
"drunken revelry," 1630s, from the name of the Roman festival held in honor of Bacchus, from L. neut. pl. of bacchanalis (see Bacchus). A participant is a Bacchant (1690s), fem. Bacchante, from French. Related: Bacchanalian (adj., 1620s)