Definition of


  1. (noun, act) revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
  2. (verb, social) engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Carouse

bender, booze-up, carousal, riot, roister, toot

Alternate forms of Carouse

Derivations: carousal, carouse, carouser

Hypernyms: jollify, make happy, make merry, make whoopie, racket, revel, revelry, wassail, whoop it up

Origin of the word Carouse

  1. 1567, from M.Fr. carousser "drink, quaff, swill," from Ger. gar aus "quite out," from gar austrinken "to drink up entirely." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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