Dictionary

sandbar

noun sand·bar \-ˌbär\

: a raised area of sand with a top that is near or just above the surface of the water in an ocean, lake, or river

Full Definition of SANDBAR

:  a ridge of sand built up by currents especially in a river or in coastal waters

Examples of SANDBAR

  1. We walked out onto the sandbar at low tide.

First Known Use of SANDBAR

1766

Browse

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: sandbar willowPrevious Word in the Dictionary: sandbankAll Words Near: sandbar
May 25, 2015
callithump Hear it
a noisy boisterous band or parade
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears