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Definition of the noun carousal

What does carousal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: carousals

  1. revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party

Alternative definition of the noun carousal


  1. A noisy feast with much alcohol consumption.
  2. A loud and noisy social gathering.
  3. Joining with friends to drink alcohol.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for carousal

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Google previewThe New Century Book of Facts (1909)

A Handbook of Ready Reference ... by Carroll Davidson Wright

Carousal is a drunken feast. Entertainment and treat convey the idea of hospitality and generosity. 416. FEAST, festival, holiday. A feast is always sacred; a festival is either sacred or, at the least, serious; a holiday is a day upon which business ...

Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

carousal is a drunken spree; carousel is a merry-go-round or baggage machine at an airport carouse comes from a German expression “time to leave the bar” or “last drink before closing” and the original meaning of carouse was “( drink) ...

Google previewA Pronouncing Spelling-book of the English Language (1878)

Mainly on the Principles of Comparison and Contrast by Joseph Emerson Worcester

A carousal is a noisy revel. 7.

Google previewWords on Words (1980)

A Dictionary for Writers and Others who Care about Words by John B. Bremner

" CAROUSAL / CAROUSEL The words shouldn't be confused. A carousal is a wild party, a drinking bout, from German garaus, all out, ...

Google previewI Used to Know That (2012)

English by Patrick Scrivenor

Carousal/carousel A carousal is a drunken celebration, while a carousel is a merrygoround at the fair and, by extension, the conveyor system that delivers luggage at an airport. Casual/causal Casual means informal or lackadaisical, while ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

carousal,. carousel. 1. Carousal is pronounced kuhrouzuhl and means a good time with drinking. 2. Carousel is pronounced karuhsel, and means (1) a merrygoround, (2) a moving (and usually circular) conveyorbelt system for delivering ...

Google previewTuscarora-English/English-Tuscarora Dictionary (1999)

by Blair A. Rudes

- affray, carousal, tumult. uproar, dv.n.s. yu''nahka''ra-ye/' <it-affray-lays> affray, carousal, tumult, ...

Google previewA Dictionary, English-Armenian (1907)

by V. H. Hagopian

Entertainment; regale; banquet; treat; carousal; festivity:--A feast sets before us viands superior in quantity, variety, and abundance; a banquet is a luxurious feast; afestival is the joyful celebration by good cheer of some agreeable event.

Google previewThe Arthurian Name Dictionary (2013)

by Christopher W. Bruce

Carousal"). A nickname for ANNWN, the Celtic otherworld. [Spoils] CAER GOLUDD An alternate name for ANNWN, the Welsh otherworld. K. Jackson ( Loomis, Romance, 16) suggests “Inward City” as a translation. [Spoils] CAER GREU In ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes ... (1845)

by John Platts

Carousal, [ craosal, drunkenness, Ir.] a bacchanalian festival. Entertainment, [from entertain,] treatment of friends ; convivial provision. Treat, [from to treat,] an entertainment ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

with wooden horses: exotic carousal animals are in dangerof becoming extinct.

Google previewSchool Dictionary (1995)

by C. M. Schwarz

carousal 49 cast carousal noun (US) a merry-go-round; a rotating or moving conveyor, eg for luggage at an airport. carp noun a freshwater fish found in ponds . - verb to find fault with small errors, complain about nothing. carpenter noun a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Festivity, merry-making, feast, carousal Revel, ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

merrymaking, carousal, romp, party, fete, festivity, spree, gala, ball, celebration, saturnalia, wassail, orgy, carnival, festival, fiesta, jamboree, bash ( Slang). ant. v. 1 dislike, shrink from. revelation n. disclosure, eye-opener, expose, news, ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

display, divulge, evince, exhibit, exhume, expose, impart, leak, manifest, open, proclaim, publish, show, spill, squeal, tell, uncover, unearth, unmask, unveil, unwrap revel: bacchanal, bask, carnival, carousal, carouse, celebrate, delight, enjoy, ...

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Carousal Meaning

Video shows what carousal means. A noisy feast with much alcohol consumption.. A loud and noisy social gathering.. Joining with friends to drink alcohol.

Scrabble value of C3A1R1O1U1S1A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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