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 There was a Fire tablet, an Alexa speaker, a hat, socks, beach towel, flashlight and more. Michelle Matthews |, al, "Andrew Carpenter showed us in 2020 what joy looks like," 24 Dec. 2020 Slather yourself in sunscreen, grab a beach towel, and make your way to the shore for a day of fun in the sun. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, "80+ Creative Things to Do When You're Bored to Pass the Time," 2 Dec. 2020 The solution here is to bring something to sit on — any beach towel or blanket will do. Sonja Sharp Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Californians don’t love the cold. How to stay warm at outdoor gatherings," 18 Nov. 2020 In Playa del Carmen, south of Cancun, Mexican tourist Elsa Márquez held up her beach towel to show how the force of the wind blew it out straight in the air, rattling with the strong gusts. Gabriel Alcocer, Star Tribune, "Winds and rain whip Yucatan resorts as Hurricane Zeta nears," 26 Oct. 2020 The hawk wreaked havoc outside the home on Labor Day, ripping a beach towel and charging at a window, according to police reports. Kaylee Remington, cleveland, "Experts puzzled by aggressive behavior of Cooper’s hawk shot by police officer in Bay Village backyard," 15 Sep. 2020 Afternoons spent sprawling on a beach towel under the blazing sun have officially drawn to a close. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "15 Must-Have Beauty Products to Shop at SkinStore Right Now," 14 Sep. 2020 The other day, my son’s second-grade social studies work happened on a beach towel in the grass. Maggie Smith, Washington Post, "Distance learning is stressful, but I’m trying to see the hidden gifts," 4 Sep. 2020 Pack your swimsuit, beach towel and mask: Starting Dec. 19, Hoosiers can fly nonstop from Indianapolis International Airport to Cancun, Mexico, on Saturdays. Ethan May, The Indianapolis Star, "American adds nonstop flight to vacation destination from Indianapolis International," 1 Sep. 2020

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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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English Language Learners Definition of beach towel

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

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