meaning of carouse

carouse meaning in General Dictionary

To the best liquid to deplete to take in easily or jovially

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  • a sizable draught of liquor
  • To drink profoundly or freely in go with to be a part of a carousal to take part in drunken revels
  • take part in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
  • revelry in ingesting; a merry consuming party
  • a big draught of liquor.
  • A drinking match; a carousal.
  • To take in deeply or freely in praise; to take part in a carousal; to engage in drunken revels.
  • To the best liquid; to empty; to drink freely or jovially.

carouse meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1550s, from center French carousser "drink, quaff, swill," from German gar aus "quite away," from gar austrinken; trink garaus "to the best liquid totally." Usually also as an adverb at the beginning of English usage (to drink carouse).