1 joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ [syn: Christmas carol]
2 a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ) v : sing carols; "They went caroling on Christmas Day" [also: carolling, carolled]
EtymologyFrom Old French carole, from Italian carola, from Medieval Latin choraula, from Ancient Greek χοραυλής (choravles) " one who accompanies a chorus on the flute", from χορός (choros) "dance, choir" + αυλός (avlos) "flute".
- Rhymes: -ærəl
- A round dance accompanied by singing.
- A song of joy.
- A religious song or ballad of joy.
- They sang a Christmas carol.
round dance accompanied by singing
song of joy
- To sing in a joyful manner.
- To sing carols, especially Christmas carols in a group.
- To praise (someone or something) in or with a song.
- To sing (a song) cheerfully.
(intr.) sing in a joyful manner
(intr.) sing carols, especially Christmas carols
- Slovak: koledovať
Carol may refer to:
In fictional characters:
Carol may also refer to:
- Carol (music), a festive song
- Christmas Carol
- Carol (novel), a novel by Patricia Highsmith
- Hurricane Carol, a 1954 tropical cyclone
- Mazda Carol, a kei car automobile
- Carol (band), a Japanese rock band that Eikichi Yazawa once belonged to
- "Carol (song)", a rock 'n roll song written and recorded by Chuck Berry in 1958
carol in Breton: Carol
carol in German: Carol
carol in French: Carol
carol in Korean: 캐럴
carol in Dutch: Carol
carol in Japanese: キャロル (曖昧さ回避)
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