carol: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kar'ul), [key]
— n., v., -oled, -ol•ing -olled, -ol•ling.
  1. a song, esp. of joy.
  2. a Christmas song or hymn.
  3. a seat in a bay window or oriel.
  4. a compartment in a cloister, similar to a carrel.
  5. a kind of circular dance.
  1. to sing Christmas songs or hymns, esp. in a group performing in a public place or going from house to house.
  2. to sing, esp. in a lively, joyous manner; warble.
  1. to sing joyously.
  2. to praise or celebrate in song.


Pronunciation: (kar'ul), [key]
— n.
  1. a male or female given name.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Carolingian.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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