a large umbrella used to provide shade on sunny beaches, lawns, etc.
PR techniques, as we have come to know them, are akin to using a beach umbrella to provide shelter from a hurricane.
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- 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 […]
- Beach wormwood
a composite plant, Artemisia stellerana, having yellow flowers and deeply lobed leaves covered with dense white fuzz.
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 It is the paradise of the adventurer […]