beachside

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From beach +‎ side

Adjective[edit]

beachside (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Bordering a beach
    beachside property
    • 2010, JoAnna Christine Daniels, The Gateway, ISBN 145024890X, page 6:
      Very beachside. His mother always had a flair for interior design.
    • 2015, Sean Connolly, Senegal, ISBN 1841629138, page 111:
      If you'd rather be beachside than poolside, scuba, surfing and fishing are all easily arranged from here.
    • 2015, Rough Guides, The Rough Guide to Thailand's Beaches and Islands, ISBN 0241251303:
      Among its bungalows, the cheapest are simple wooden affairs well off the beach, while the priciest are beachside, a/c and cottage-like.
    • 2017 February 20, Paul Mason, “Climate scepticism is a far-right badge of honour – even in sweltering Australia”, in the Guardian[1]:
      Temperatures in the western suburbs of Sydney, far from the upmarket beachside glamour, reached 47C (117F) last week, topping the 44C I experienced there the week before. For reference, if it reached 47C in the middle of the Sahara desert, that would be an unusually hot day.

Noun[edit]

beachside (countable and uncountable, plural beachsides)

  1. The land bordering a beach.

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