a steep slope or miniature cliff, formed by wave action, fronting the berm on a beach.
situated on or facing a beach: a beachside hotel. Contemporary Examples Netanya, for instance, is a beachside destination enjoyed by French tourists, among others. Israelis and Arabs Shaken by the Aftershock of Teen Murders Miranda Frum July 6, 2014 She had left the White House and was recuperating with a beachside vacation. Fast and Furious: […]
- Beach umbrella
a large umbrella used to provide shade on sunny beaches, lawns, etc. Contemporary Examples PR techniques, as we have come to know them, are akin to using a beach umbrella to provide shelter from a hurricane. Exit Hayward: BP’s PR Debacles Eric Dezenhall July 24, 2010
- Beach volleyball
volleyball played on the sand, officially with two teams of two players each. Contemporary Examples Prince Harry scored some tickets to the women’s beach volleyball final tonight. Harry at Women’s Beach Volleyball Final Tom Sykes August 7, 2012 You can also work up an appetite with a beach volleyball tournament or rock out to your […]
clothing for wear at a beach, swimming pool, or the like. Contemporary Examples The effect is an overwhelmingly trashy lineup of beachwear that goes against the grain. The Secrets Behind the Bikinis of Harmony Korine’s New Film, ‘Spring Breakers’ Misty White Sidell March 18, 2013 beachwear was the dress code, and even classic tailoring was […]