From Ancient Greek κωμαστής (kōmastēs) ‘reveler’, from κῶμος (kōmos) ‘merrymaking’.
(a reveler): reveler
comast (plural comasts) A reveler, usually drunken or riotous. 1996: Festivals of Dionysus were often characterized by ritual license and revelry, including reversal of social roles, cross-dressing by boys and men . . ., drunken comasts in the streets, as well as widespread boisterousness and obscenity. — The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd edition, p. 481.
See a mistake? Help us improve the quality of the definitions. It's fast and easy - simply click the edit icons and follow the prompts. Thank you for your help!
Visitors are welcome to help us expand the meaning of comast. Fill in the form below to add your definition, example or comment.
Prove you are not a machineEnter the code
Other words similar to comast can be found below:
Thank you for visiting international-dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with over 200,000 definitions of words and phrases. You are visitor 131 on this page. Please help us expand the meaning of comast by providing an alternate definition or example above. Please add comments to help us improve the site. There are 4 Categories for this word. This is word 48948 in our dictionary.