carousing carousing  /kə ˈraʊ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) used of riotously drunken merrymaking

Usage(s):

  1. Reports that the once dignified, upright Mills, married to his wife Polly for 40 years, was drinking heavily and carousing in Washington nightspots had been circulating for months.
  2. Smith was acquitted, but the senator's carousing and testimony about him wandering about the house in his shirttails and no pants further damaged his reputation.
  3. But the carousing only reinforces their sense of loss and their feelings of entrapment.

News

  1. Kids’ Pirate Party Days Set In July

    The H. Lee White Museum and Maritime Center is swabbing the decks for a hearty afternoon of pirate carousing. Brush off your eye patch, grab your parrot and sign up for a Kids’ Pirate Party on July 11 or July 24 (10 a.m. – noon). Fun will abound in Oswego’s “Historic Maritime District.” Continue reading ? The post Kids’ Pirate Party Days Set In July appeared first on Oswego County Today .
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  2. Grand jury continues investigation in meeting with former Ravenstahl bodyguard

    By Bobby Kerlik and Brian Bowling Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is a target of a federal investigation, and he wasted taxpayer dollars by keeping police bodyguards with him during late-night “carousing,” ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. "FCO consular staff increasingly have to deal with the appalling results of British tourists carousing abroad," said Public Accounts Committee chairman Edward Leigh in the report.
    on Apr 20, 2006 By: Edward Leigh Source: Independent Online

  2. "I think every one of these women is seen as a woman," Bratton said. "They're proud of being a woman. They've not had to go out drinking and carousing with the guys. They've made it on their own."
    on May 22, 2004 By: William Bratton Source: Officer.com

  3. "They're very puritanical in that way and I'm just trying to mess things up," Harris told The Early Show co-anchor Hannah Storm. "I want my single friends to go carousing all the time. And with the impending nuptials there's always that guy...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Neil Patrick Harris Source: CBS News

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