inshore

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1in·shore

adjective \ˈin-ˈshr\

: moving toward the shore away from the water

: located near the shore

Full Definition of INSHORE

1
:  situated, living, or carried on near shore
2
:  moving toward shore <an inshore current>

Examples of INSHORE

  1. They fish in the shallow inshore waters of the Atlantic.
  2. <an oil spill that was devastating to inshore fisheries in the area>

First Known Use of INSHORE

1701

2inshore

adverb

Definition of INSHORE

:  to or toward shore <boats driven inshore by the storm>

First Known Use of INSHORE

1748

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