Definition of Coastie
- When a retired Coastie like me opens a book that presumes to tell the story of the U.S. Coast Guard, it is usually with more than a little trepidation.
- —Howard Thorsen, United States Naval Institute: Proceedings, November 2009
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
What made you want to look up Coastie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Winter Words Quiz