a small, lightweight, open automotive vehicle equipped with oversize, low-pressure tires for traveling along sand beaches, over dunes, etc.
a low car, often open and with balloon tyres, for driving on sand Also called dune buggy
A small and squat open car, usually with a Volkswagen engine, equipped with very fat tires for traveling on sand (1960s+)
- Beach bum
an idle person who habitually spends time on or near a beach. noun phrase A man who frequents beaches, esp one who is a surfer, who conspicuously shows his muscles, etc (1960s+)
- Beach bunny
beach bunny noun phrase A girl who, whether or not a surfer, spends time with surfers; gremlin (1960s+)
a person who lives by gathering salable articles of jetsam, refuse, etc., from beaches. a vagrant who lives on the seashore, especially a nonnative person living in such a way on a South Pacific island. a long wave rolling in from the ocean onto the beach. Historical Examples “Hold hard,” cried the beachcomber, when the […]
- Beach crab
any of various crabs that live on beaches, as the ghost crab.