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carouse

(verb) To engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking.

Synonyms: roister

Usage: They were so happy to be finished with exams that they continued to carouse until morning, when the bartender finally asked them to leave.
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In a night of carousing they danced and caroused until the drink ran out
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From German gar aus trinken = drink heavily
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The crowds were carousing overnight to celebrate their supporting candidate won the seat of Taipei City Major.
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1 archaic : a large draft of liquor : a cupful drunk up : toast

<drank a deep carouse to the queen's health — John Milton>

2: a drinking bout : a drunken revel

<drowning care in a perpetual carouse — R. L. Stevenson>

Origin of CAROUSE

Middle French carrousse, carroux, from carous, carroux, adverb, all out (in boire carous to empty the cup), modification of German garaus (in garaus trinken to empty the cup), from gar quite, entirely (from Old High German garo, from garo, adjective, ready, complete) + aus out (from Old High German ūz) — more at yare, out

Related to CAROUSE

Synonyms:

bender, binge, bust, carousal, drunk, jamboree, spree, toot, wassail

Related Words:

blowout, kegger (also keg party); bacchanalia, orgy, revel, revelry; bibbery, bibulousness, drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, jag, tipsiness
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Carouse used in context in Shakespeare works:

The queen carouses to thy fortune, hamlet. Hamlet: V, ii
To desdemona hath to-night caroused Othello: II, iii
They cast their caps up and carouse together Antony and Cleopatra: IV, xii
Having all day caroused and banqueted: King Henry VI, part I: II, i
Hast thou tapp'd out and drunkenly caroused: King Richard II: II, i
And drink carouses to the next day's fate, Antony and Cleopatra: IV, viii
And quaff carouses to our mistress' health, The Taming of the Shrew: I, ii
carouse full measure to her maidenhead, The Taming of the Shrew: III, ii


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we had a rustic time at a new years party
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In my youth I believed that to be a man one must Carouse at every opportunity. Sadly I discovered I was mistaken and rectified this "shout-coming", some years later....
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ROGET´S INTERNATIONAL THESAURUS.- carouse 991. INTEMPERANCE NOUNS 2. dissipation, licentiousness, riotous living, free living, high living (coll.); debauchery, bebauchment; carousal, carouse; debauch,, orgy, saturnalia. 994. INTOXICATION 34. GO ON A SPREE, GO ON A BINGE, (slang), go on a toot, bat or bender (slang, U.S.), carouse, spree, revel, wassail, debauch, ëat, drink and be marry (Bible), paint he town red (slang). After the Graduation Ceremony the students carouse.
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