orgie

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

orgie (plural orgies)

  1. Obsolete form of orgy.
    • 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard:
      While Mr. Justice Lowe's servant was spurring into town at a pace which made the hollow road resound, and struck red flashes from the stones, up the river, at the Mills, Mistress Mary Matchwell was celebrating a sort of orgie.
    • 1897, The Review of Reviews (volume 16, page 19)
      He became the central figure in a nation of frenzied speculators who made the so-called “Kaffir Circus” the wildest financial orgie in the history of the world.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

orgie f

  1. orgy

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin orgia (orgy), from Ancient Greek ὄργια (órgia, secret rites, mysteries).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔrɡiə/, [ˈɒːˀɡ̊jə]

Noun[edit]

orgie n (singular definite orgiet, plural indefinite orgier)

  1. orgy

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French[edit]

orgie

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin orgia, a neuter plural reinterpreted as a feminine singular; itself from Ancient Greek ὄργια (órgia).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔʁ.ʒi/
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Noun[edit]

orgie f (plural orgies)

  1. orgy (group activity)
  2. orgy (group sex)
  3. orgy, load, ocean, score (large amount)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

orgie f

  1. plural of orgia

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French orgie, Latin orgia, from Ancient Greek ὄργια (órgia). Compare urgie, probably an inherited doublet.

Noun[edit]

orgie f (plural orgii)

  1. orgy