But on day two, I discover the trick keeping many Oktoberfest revelers afloat despite their grueling alcohol intake.
According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, revelers were shelling out top dollar for their costumes that year, too.
Taken this way, revelers might be doing their best to subvert the manly paradigm.
The pop diva's appearance at a gay pride rally in Rome this weekend had revelers ecstatic and the supreme pontiff on the defense.
revelers gathered near the Stonewall Inn, where the city's gay rights movement was born more than 40 years ago.
Its brief career ended as suddenly as that of some of the revelers themselves.
After a time I began to realise that there was no noise from the revelers below.
This traditional “somebody” was now inspiring the revelers with fresh enthusiasm.
They were greeted by the revelers with wild shouts of delight.
And, worst of all, we were disturbed all night by the noisy passage of these revelers returning home.
late 14c., "riotous merry-making," from Old French revel "entertainment, revelry," verbal noun from reveler "be disorderly, make merry" (see revel (v.)). Related: Revels; revel-rout.
early 14c., "to feast in a noisy manner;" late 14c., "take part in revels," from Old French reveler, also rebeller "be disorderly, make merry; rebel, be riotous," from Latin rebellare "to rebel" (see rebel (v.)). The meaning "take great pleasure in" first recorded 1754. Related: Reveled; reveling; revelled; revelling.