Translation of revel in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈrɛvəl//ˈrɛv(ə)l/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (enjoy greatly)
    to revel in sth deleitarse con / en algo
    • to revel in + -ing deleitarse + ger
    • she positively revels in making us feel inferior realmente se deleita haciéndonos sentir inferiores
    • But there was no thumping the air or revelling in her triumph.
    • She tangled her hands in his hair, loving the soft feel of it, reveling in the sheer pleasurable delights she was being swept up in.
    • In the new 20th century they were finding their feet and revelling in newfound independence.
    • I revelled in its aroma, savoured its taste until I was jolted awake into a caffeine deprived state.
    • Though Margaret Mary reveled in the pleasure of no longer being bedridden, life at home had become truly miserable.
    • I watched most of this movie last night, revelling again in the grace, the vigorous fighting, the dreaminess, the repressed emotions.
    • Until then I'll revel in the primitive delight of having too much of a good thing.
    • The play is very funny and the ten member cast revelled in the comical situations.
    • I was revelling in this situation and didn't want to end it soon.
    • Fans are finding it almost unpatriotic to criticise teams and players, or to revel in their triumphs.
    • Although I still have a lot to learn, I am revelling in the pleasures that my newfound blogger friends bring me.
    • Kassidy melted in his kiss, reveling in her newly gained knowledge.
    • Not 3 weeks ago you were revelling in how you had gained a probable vote from someone who had thought you a Labour candidate.
    • He revelled in the exquisite pleasure of the warm spray massaging his body.
    • But that shouldn't stop us revelling in life's simpler pleasures on occasion, should it?
    • Borland is part of the Eclipse group, although it's doubtful whether the company revels in this situation much.
    • I'm sure he would have a grand old time revelling in the glory of those who know his plight.
    • Dave reveled in the situation and said it was just what he was hoping for.
    • They both still feel most at home in the water, and revel in its sensual pleasures.
    • Carl Rushworth revelled in the situation and bagged four tries, while Ian Mansell touched down three times.
  • 2

    (make merry)
    • The assistant peered through the window and saw a group of Jews feasting, drinking, and reveling.
    • At least I've got the weekend off, not that I ever do New Year revelling.
    • You'll want to be well-rested for a night of New Year's Eve reveling.
    • The couple were among 420 people who revelled late into the night at Freddie's Festive Fundraiser, in the grounds of Salisbury's Cathedral School, to help boost the coffers of Sargent Cancer Care for Children.
    • You've spent hours reveling, but just as the night is winding down, two drunk guests get into a vicious argument.
    • Eyewitnesses spoke of chaos near the Sari nightclub, as foreign tourists were revelling on a typical Saturday night.
    • Citizens had assembled with their coolers and chairs as they revelled to the sounds of soca and calypso from the bands.
    • This weekend they will be revelling just as hard in Moscow, Russia, as they rave in Moscow, Ayrshire.
    • The crowd reveled and gyrated in their seats, the cheers reaching ear-cracking levels.
    • That will wake you up for a night of Super Bowl reveling.
    • Glumness still inhabits the thoroughfares, but for a few hours, especially the wee small hours after the New York Yankees managed victories over the Arizona Diamondbacks that approached the surrealistic, there was revelling once more.
    • Earlier in the evening, the booming rock and roll sound of Los Callejeros playing in the club resonated in the street, as hundreds of secondary school students prepared to celebrate the end of term by dancing and revelling until dawn.
    • At the festival, the people were revelling, drinking beer and wine and feasting on the sacrifices.
    • Vodka poured, songs were sung and many a cigarette was inhaled as twenty-seven late teenagers revelled late into the evening.
    • The 6,000 Scots who travelled to Rome revelled till late in the city's squares.
    • The city is ‘as famous for its natural beauty as it is for Carnival revelling with televised samba parades and belles in their Olympic nakedness,’ said one Brazilian judge.
    • A warm Saturday night in June, and most are likely to be out revelling, or sat at home with lottery numbers in hand.
    • Because of the lunch-time scheduling, most of the serious partying had been done, and moved on by the early evening, but now local residents face the disruption of crowds revelling into the late evening on a Sunday.
    • Even his 83-year-old mother, Kitty, was revelling with the best of them.
    • When we interrupt the natural rhythm of day and night for any reason - even reveling - we risk setting off a cascade of problems.