alongshore

adverb or adjective

along·​shore ə-ˈlȯŋ-ˈshȯr How to pronounce alongshore (audio)
: along the shore or coast
walked alongshore
alongshore currents

Word History

First Known Use

1684, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alongshore was in 1684

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“Alongshore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alongshore. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

alongshore

adverb or adjective
along·​shore -ˌshō(ə)r How to pronounce alongshore (audio)
-ˌshȯ(ə)r
: along the shore or coast
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