- Drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way: they danced and caroused until the drink ran out (as noun carousing) a night of carousingMore example sentences
- The Middleton Guardian was told that up to 60 vandals regularly invade the grounds and spend the whole night drinking and carousing, leaving a trail of dangerous debris in their wake.
- He looked weary and about three years older - like he had just spent an entire night carousing through Detroit and drinking to his heart's content.
- He is a respectable businessman now but when we were young we terrorised Glasgow's nightclubs, drinking, carousing and doing a lot else I can't mention.
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- A noisy, lively drinking party: corporate carousesMore example sentences
- The Last Supper, or a mere carouse as Ivan had called it (which caused his confinement in the dark shed), came to the apogee.
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- The air is warm and still enough that I didn't even need a sweater, and the sidewalks were already lined with carousers.
- These verses have been quoted by Arab carousers though the centuries.
- From the table of rowdy carousers came a loud voice.
mid 16th century: originally as an adverb meaning 'all out, completely' in the phrase drink carouse, from German gar aus trinken; hence 'drink heavily, have a drinking bout'.