carouser

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

carouse +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

carouser (plural carousers)

  1. A person who carouses; a reveller.
    • 1836, Thomas Frognall Dibdin, Reminiscences of a Literary Life
      Equally persuaded I am that he was in the habit of receiving, in early youth, certain dicteria — perchance odd heads and tails of rhyming ballads — from some hoary headed sage who had been a carouser at the "merrie court" of James V. of Scotland.