beach towel


Definition of beach towel

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

Examples of beach towel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now there were three people pinned in by the fire, their possible last resort a fireproof blanket roughly the size of a large beach towel. Taylor Kate Brown,, "Bay Briefing: Oakland police and racial bias — a new approach to curbing it," 18 Nov. 2019 At the end of the meal, the finished product was offered up in a big Jimmy Choo tote with a beach towel—making for what everyone unanimously agreed was the perfect parting present. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "Jimmy Choo and Vogue Host a Lunch in the Hamptons With Molly Sims and Estee Stanley," 30 July 2018 An aisle over, set up next to beach towels and sand toys on clearance, were canes, walkers and wheelchairs. Karina Bland, azcentral, "I expected the wrinkles, age spots and silver hair. But one thing about aging surprised me," 30 Oct. 2019 The hanging artwork on rectangular canvas, bordered in white, resembles beach towels. Washington Post, "Survivors’ tales part of the art in Superstorm Sandy exhibit," 27 Oct. 2019 Riley Home: From now through Sept. 3, buy one beach towel on RileyHome and get one free with code BUY1GET1. Jacob Krol, Noelle Ike And Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored, "Labor Day Sales 2019: Your A-Z guide to shop on Sunday," 1 Sep. 2019 The party favor packages are customizable, allowing you to select the style of pool, and choose between a cool beach towel or electric pump, a Minni-cooler or garland, and party invites or can coolies for your own idea of summer fun. Darcel Rockett,, "6 over-the-top pool floats you need this summer," 26 July 2019 Raging Waters was shut down early Sunday afternoon after a large fight that started over a beach towel nearly killed a man, officials said. Htv National Desk, Houston Chronicle, "40-person brawl at water park started over beach towel," 26 Aug. 2019 In other words, a few dark clouds that are hovering over the summer stock market may have prompted some traders to get off their beach towels and back into the market. Kevin Kelleher, Fortune, "U.S. Stocks Were Volatile in August. You May Want to Get Used to That," 31 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of beach towel

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beach towel was in 1919

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16 Feb 2020

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“Beach towel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of beach towel

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

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