beach towel

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of beach towel

: a very large usually brightly colored towel designed for use at the beach

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First Known Use of beach towel

1919

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beach towel

Definition of beach towel for English Language Learners

  • : a large, usually brightly colored towel made for use at the beach


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