What does the word carouse mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To drink deeply and boisterously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A carousal.

Usage examples for carouse

  1. The schrund was recrossed at 3. 15 P. M., and thence we raced down to the Couvercle, intending to have a carouse there; but as we rounded our rock a howl broke simultaneously from all three of us, for the porter had taken down the tent, and was in the act of moving off with it. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  2. From St. Louis came the traders to exchange supplies for pelts; and from every habitable valley of the mountains native tribes to barter furs, sell horses for transport, carouse at the merry meeting and spy on what the white hunters were doing. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  3. Now I return to carouse with my jolly companions, and at that he laughed a little quietly. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang