What does carousal mean?

carousal meaning in General Dictionary

A jovial feast or festival a drunken revel a carouse

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  • revelry in drinking; a merry consuming celebration
  • A jovial feast or event; a drunken revel; a carouse.

carousal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1735, from carouse (v.) + -al (2). The sooner noun had been simply carouse "a drinking bout" (1550s).

Sentence Examples with the word carousal

He had never missed a carousal at Danilov's or other Moscow revelers', drank whole nights through, outvying everyone else, and was at all the balls and parties of the best society.

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