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carousal

[ kuh-rou-zuhl ]
/ kəˈraʊ zəl /
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noun

a noisy or drunken feast or social gathering; revelry.

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Origin of carousal

First recorded in 1755–65; carouse + -al2

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH carousal

carousel, carousal
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British Dictionary definitions for carousal

carousal
/ (kəˈraʊzəl) /

noun

a merry drinking party
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