beach towel

noun

Definition of beach towel

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

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The back of the car is always stocked with the essentials: a cooler for filling, spare flip flops, a beach towel studded with sand from the last trip. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "This Luxe Beach Tent Will Get You Through The Hottest Days Of Summer," 4 Aug. 2018 Those summer dresses, sandals and beach towels aren’t of interest, but chunky sweaters and close-toed shoes and boots, ski jackets, hats, mittens and gloves are a good bet. Fox News, "The best season for garage sales," 25 Sep. 2018 When you’re done using your SPF, stash it in a cool location, like in your cooler, under a beach towel, or inside your house. Laurel Naversen Geraghty, SELF, "7 Things You Shouldn’t Rely on for Sun Protection," 12 Aug. 2018 Take classic bright beach towels from Cleverly Laundry and Tory Sport for a solo sun session or a dip in the pool. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "17 Chic Towels and Blankets for Beach Getaways and Park Picnics," 16 June 2018 To her right is outdoor furniture, three beach towels hang over the wooden railing. Mark Curnutte, Cincinnati.com, "Girl who lost parents to heroin starts over: `I want a family'," 27 June 2018 There’s a hammock with two people in it, a thermos next to a beach towel and a radio playing country music as kayaks bob across the lake a few hundred feet away. Rachel Jones, charlotteobserver, "He's Mecklenburg's only wildlife officer in a county with over 1 million people," 28 June 2018 Both of us have lived most of our lives near an ocean, with beach towels stacked on closet shelves, sunscreen in the bathroom cabinet and aloe in the fridge. Ana Veciana-suarez, miamiherald, "My happiest memories are one with the sea," 28 June 2018 There’s nothing like planting your beach umbrella, spreading the beach towel and setting up your chair on a beach. Natalie Dreier, ajc, "A beach and a book: Beach libraries pop up worldwide," 26 June 2018

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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beach towel

noun

English Language Learners Definition of beach towel

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

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