- The definition of carousing is partying or celebrating in a noisy and often drunken way.
Sports fans out getting drunk and celebrating a Superbowl victory are an example of people who are carousing.
A carousing sports fan.
Variant of carouse
intransitive verbcaroused, carousing
to drink much alcoholic liquor, esp. along with others having a noisy, merry time
Origin of carouseobsolete French carousse, carousal ; from German gar aus, quite out ; from gar austrinken, to drink up entirely
- a noisy, merry drinking party
- Obsolete a glassful drunk all at once, esp. as a toast