Definitions for carousekəˈraʊz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•rousekəˈraʊz(v.; n.)-roused, -rous•ing

  1. (v.i.)to engage in a carousal.

  2. to drink deeply and frequently.

  3. Ref: carousal.

Origin of carouse:

1550–60; var. of garouse < G gar aus (trinken) to drain the cup


Princeton's WordNet

  1. carouse, carousal, bender, toot, booze-up(verb)

    revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party

  2. carouse, roister, riot(verb)

    engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking

    "They were out carousing last night"


  1. carouse(Verb)

    To engage in a noisy or drunken social gathering.

    We are all going to carouse at Brian's tonight.

  2. carouse(Verb)

    To drink to excess.

    If I survive this headache, I promise no more carousing at Brian's.

  3. Origin: From carousser, from gar aus, from gar austrinken. More at drink.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carouse(noun)

    a large draught of liquor

  2. Carouse(noun)

    a drinking match; a carousal

  3. Carouse(verb)

    to drink deeply or freely in compliment; to take part in a carousal; to engage in drunken revels

  4. Carouse(verb)

    to drink up; to drain; to drink freely or jovially

Anagrams of carouse

  1. acerous

Translations for carouse

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to take part in a noisy drinking session.

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