- A song of joy, especially one celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
- A song of joy and praise, usually religious and usually sung at Christmas.
Late 13c., from old french carole (12c.), from latin choraula, from greek khoreia, from khoreus (choral dancer, singe.r)
- We sang carols at the church Christmas service.
- The choir sang carols during the Christmas Eve service.
- The carol was a traditional song that was sung to celebrate the Christmas holidays.
- The children sang carols in the school Christmas concert.
- The carol was a cheerful song that was joyful and festive.