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English definition of “orgy”

orgy

noun [C] uk   /ˈɔː.dʒi/ us    /ˈɔːr-/
an occasion when a group of people behave in a wild uncontrolled way, especially involving sex, alcohol, or illegal drugs: drunken orgies an orgy of sth disapproving a period when there is too much of something, usually a bad or harmful activity: The protest degenerated into an orgy of looting and shooting. When she got her first salary cheque, she indulged in an orgy of spending.
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