beach towel


Definition of beach towel

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

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Dress in layers for the outdoors and bring a mat or beach towel. Joan Rusek,, "Need an attitude adjustment – catch ‘A New Brain’ at River Street Playhouse: Valley Views," 5 Aug. 2019 On those ridiculously hot days of summer, grab a cooler and some beach towels for a lake day. Sarah Kuta, The Know, "9 spots that are perfect for your next Colorado lake day," 1 Aug. 2019 Browse the full collection at Society6, or shop some top picks (including those pre-existing can coolers and beach towels!) below. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Your Next Picnic Needs Society6's Fun New Outdoor Line," 16 May 2019 There’s also food and a gift shop for anyone who forgot to snag a beach towel from the hotel. Nancy Depalma, Condé Nast Traveler, "Best Beaches in the Florida Keys," 19 July 2019 An Australian engineer and surfer who was tired of wet towels sticking to sand designed the Sandusa Beach Towel ($49.95,, a 33.5-by-63-inch cotton beach towel with a waterproof, sand-resistant backing. Lindsey M. Roberts, Twin Cities, "Gear up for your next beach trip the right way," 19 July 2019 However, late additions Snoop Dogg (performing as DJ Snoopadelic) and Limp Bizkit brought back some of that old-school Weenie Roast vibe -- especially Bizkit, with a very rowdy 30 minutes that had beach towels replaced by circle mosh pits. Steve Baltin, Billboard, "Limp Bizkit, Snoop Dogg, The Lumineers, 311 & More Bring KROQ Weenie Roast to the Beach for the First Time," 10 June 2019 Participants can choose an awesome shirt, a headband or a beach towel as a souvenir, plus get a finisher’s medal and complimentary root beer or brews from Brass Tap. Kathleen Christiansen,, "4th of July 5Ks and fun runs offer patriotic workouts, help charities," 17 June 2019 Single-person beach towels and beachor lawn chairs are permissible. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, "Campbell community briefs for the week of June 21," 16 June 2019

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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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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