Carouse



to engage in a drunken revel:
They caroused all night.
to drink deeply and frequently.
carousal.
Historical Examples

The Colonel had indulged them in something approaching to a carouse.
Sophy of Kravonia Anthony Hope

The cook banked his fires and the crew went ashore for a carouse.
The Best Short Stories of 1919 Various

I will send a few stoups of wine to assist your carouse; but let it be over by sunset.
Quentin Durward Sir Walter Scott

Indeed, he had been unearthed from a midnight carouse at a questionable restaurant.
The Minister of Evil William Le Queux

Inside the carouse raged, while we, who had thought to set Potts at large, listened and wondered.
The Boss of Little Arcady Harry Leon Wilson

I think they were abashed at that, for they tried to laugh it off, and go on with their carouse.
Sir Ludar Talbot Baines Reed

It will be a livelong night carouse, and she is mortal against that.
Rob of the Bowl, Vol. I (of 2) John P. Kennedy

Young Tromp was finishing a carouse in the cabin when the English broke in.
A Short History of the Royal Navy 1217 to 1688 David Hannay

For carouse away in the house not a bit the less on account of this.
The Captiva and The Mostellaria Plautus

He was evidently a sailor returning from a carouse at some tavern.
The Gadfly E. L. Voynich

verb
(intransitive) to have a merry drinking spree; drink freely
noun
another word for carousal
v.

1550s, from Middle French carousser “drink, quaff, swill,” from German gar aus “quite out,” from gar austrinken; trink garaus “to drink up entirely.” Frequently also as an adverb in early English usage (to drink carouse).

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