What does carouse mean?

Definitions for carousekəˈraʊz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word carouse.

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

  5. Origin: [F. carrousse, earlier carous, fr. G. garaus finishing stroke, the entire emptying of the cup in drinking a health; gar entirely + aus out. See Yare, and Out.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carouse

    kar-owz′, n. a drinking-bout: a noisy revel.—v.i. to hold a drinking-bout: to drink freely and noisily.—ns. Carous′al, a carouse: a feast; Carous′er, one who carouses.—adv. Carous′ingly. [O. Fr. carous, Fr. carrousse—Ger. gar aus, quite out!—that is, empty the glass.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Omar Khayyám:

    You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.

Images & Illustrations of carouse

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Translations for carouse

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • гуляя, пирувам, пиянствувамBulgarian
  • gozzovigliare, ubriacarsiItalian
  • кутить, напиваться, напиться, пьянствовать, пироватьRussian

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