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roister

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of roister

  1. to take part in drunken revelry <the earl's wastrel son had spent the best part of his youth roistering and gambling> Synonyms binge, birl [chiefly Scottish], revel, carouse, wassailRelated Words booze, drink, guzzle, liquor (up), soak, tipple




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