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bi- +‎ coastal


bicoastal (comparative more bicoastal, superlative most bicoastal)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or concentrated on two coasts, often specifically the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America.
    • 1988 April 1, Harold Henderson, “Addicted to Chess”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Chess, it seems, is even more bicoastal than the usual occasions of midwestern envy.


bicoastal (plural bicoastals)

  1. A person who lives near two coasts.
    • 2007 February 4, Robin Epstein, “This Couple Walks Into a Bar ...”, in New York Times[2]:
      Ms. Zohn said being married bicoastals poses a variety of challenges, not the least of which is explaining their situation.