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  • Carouser — Ca*rous er, n. One who carouses; a reveler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carouser — noun A person who carouses; a reveller He was in the habit of receiving . . . from some hoary headed sage who had been a carouser at the “merrie court” of James V. of Scotland …   Wiktionary

  • carouser — carouse ► VERB ▪ drink alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way. ► NOUN ▪ a noisy, lively drinking party. DERIVATIVES carousal noun carouser noun. ORIGIN originally meaning «right out, completely» in the phrase drink carouse,… …   English terms dictionary

  • carouser — noun see carouse II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carouser — n. heavy drinker, one who drinks heavily; one who acts in a crazy drunken manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carouser — n. Reveller, tippler, toper, drunkard, debauchee, bacchanal, bacchanalian …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • carouser — ca·rous·er …   English syllables

  • carouser — ca·rouse (kə rouz’) intr.v. ca·roused, ca·rous·ing, ca·rous·es ▸ To drink large amounts of alcohol, especially in boisterous merrymaking. n. ▸ Carousal. ╂ [Earlier, a cup drunk up completely in one draft as a toast, from French, carous as in… …   Word Histories

  • carouser — noun someone who enjoys riotous drinking • Syn: ↑wassailer • Derivationally related forms: ↑carouse, ↑wassail (for: ↑wassailer) • Hypernyms: ↑drinker, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • carouse — carouser, n. carousingly, adv. /keuh rowz /, v., caroused, carousing, n. v.i. 1. to engage in a drunken revel: They caroused all night. 2. to drink deeply and frequently. n. 3. carousal. [1550 60; var. of garouse < G gar aus (trinken) (to drink)… …   Universalium

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