Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who carouses; a drinker; a toper; a noisy reveler or bacchanalian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who carouses; a reveler.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who carouses; a reveller

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who enjoys riotous drinking

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When about half the folks raised their hands, he nodded with satisfaction, then recounted the night he spent in a Rhode Island lockup with the late Tom Blackaller, his skipper during the 1983 cup trials and a famous carouser.

    It Is a Merry Life

  • When about half the folks raised their hands, he nodded with satisfaction, then recounted the night he spent in a Rhode Island lockup with the late Tom Blackaller, his skipper during the 1983 cup trials and a famous carouser.

    It Is a Merry Life

  • For better or worse, I was a carouser, but when I got the news from Diane, it was like a cold shower.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • For better or worse, I was a carouser, but when I got the news from Diane, it was like a cold shower.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • For better or worse, I was a carouser, but when I got the news from Diane, it was like a cold shower.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • He has become gruff and cold, a far cry from the playful, expansive carouser and rabble-rouser of the film's opening scenes.

    Come and Get It

  • But King's primary reputation has been as a classic carouser.

    Sen. Jim King shows his soft side

  • As the ghost of the legendary actor John Barrymore in the new Broadway comedy "I Hate Hamlet," he's perfectly cast: he's a brilliant actor, he's mercurial and he once had a reputation as a world-class carouser, Now, a month after opening night, Williamson is staying right in character-and embroidering his own colorful legend.

    All's Well That Ends Well

  • He grinned; just another good-hearted carouser stretching a night of harmless merriment into the new day.

    Survived another workshop!

  • He grinned; just another good-hearted carouser stretching a night of harmless merriment into the new day.

    Survived another workshop!

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  • More carous than thou.

    September 20, 2008