beach·​go·​er ˈbēch-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce beachgoer (audio)
: a person who frequently goes to the beach

Examples of beachgoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hurricane Idalia has moved on, but an invisible threat remains in its wake — health officials are urging millions of Labor Day weekend beachgoers to be aware that floodwaters left over may contain Vibrio vulnificus. Erika Edwards, NBC News, 2 Sep. 2023 In 2021, a beachgoer in Boca Raton found a 70-pound package of cocaine bricks. Kim Luciani, USA TODAY, 21 July 2023 His death occurred despite a team effort to save him by lifeguards and beachgoers who formed a human chain to pull him from the water. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 5 Sep. 2023 Along the North Carolina coast, beachgoers flocked to the ocean at night. Emily Kask, Washington Post, 3 Sep. 2023 The National Weather Service in Mobile said beachgoers should stay out of the water for the next few days until seas lower. Leigh Morgan, al, 29 Aug. 2023 Some beachgoers head home after a few hours, but many stay all night. Vivian Nereim Andrea Dicenzo, New York Times, 28 Aug. 2023 As San Diego emerges from a recent rash of poisonings that made pinnipeds unusually aggressive toward humans, local animal experts are advising beachgoers to continue to keep a safe distance from sea lions and seals along the coast. Emily Alvarenga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Aug. 2023 There will, however, continue to be a high risk for rip currents along the coast, and beachgoers are encouraged to stay out of the water. Leigh Morgan, al, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'beachgoer.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beachgoer was in 1917

Dictionary Entries Near beachgoer

Cite this Entry

“Beachgoer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!