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1. A song of praise or joy, especially for Christmas.
2. An old round dance often accompanied by singing.
v. car·oled, car·ol·ing, car·ols also car·olled or car·ol·ling
1. To sing in a loud, joyous manner.
2. To go from house to house singing Christmas songs.
1. To celebrate in or as if in song: caroling the victory.
2. To sing loudly and joyously.

[Middle English carole, round dance with singing, from Old French, probably from Late Latin choraula, choral song, from Latin choraulēs, accompanist, from Greek khoraulēs : khoros, choral dance; see gher- in Indo-European roots + aulos, flute.]

car′ol·er, car′ol·ler n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caroler - a singer of carolscaroler - a singer of carols      
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
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