beach·​go·​er | \ ˈbēch-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce beachgoer (audio) \

Definition of beachgoer

: a person who frequently goes to the beach

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As sharks increasingly swim closer to shore in waters that humans enjoy, the danger to beachgoers is growing. Ephrat Livni, Quartz, "Beachgoers in the US have real-life Jaws to fear," 2 June 2019 Florida beachgoers spotted a rather unusual creature Tuesday emerging from ocean: a possible diamondback rattlesnake. Madeline Farber, Fox News, "Rattlesnake emerged from water in Florida, beachgoers say," 27 Sep. 2018 Rattlesnake emerged from water in Florida, beachgoers say. Fox News, "FOX NEWS FIRST: Key vote on Kavanaugh confirmation Friday morning; Multiple victims in Supreme smear campaign," 28 Sep. 2018 Around noon, swimmers began struggling to pull themselves out of the water, and fellow beachgoers visiting Grand Haven State Park banded together to form a human chain in the hopes of rescuing those who were being swept away by the current. Eileen Reslen, Good Housekeeping, "Michigan Beachgoers Formed a Human Chain to Try and Save People From Drowning," 7 Aug. 2018 The international jet set has long crowed about Hvar, where the main town features a postcard-perfect harbor and raucous nightlife, while more budget-minded beachgoers and water sports enthusiasts gravitate to Brac. Anja Mutić, WSJ, "A Guide to Croatia’s Island Hideouts," 19 July 2018 The not-so-fashion-forward footwear is especially popular among kids, gardeners, and beachgoers alike, and now, even your pet can get in on the controversial trend. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "This Croc-Shaped Pet Bed Is One Shoe You Won't Mind Your Dog Having," 31 Dec. 2018 In the afternoon, catch a taxi to Balangan beach, empty save for surfers paddling out and little warungs where beachgoers sip Bintangs. Alex Postman, Condé Nast Traveler, "Finding the Bali You Came For," 16 Nov. 2018 Does this open-endedness encourage future beachgoers to leave their own marks on the house? Hillary Brown, House Beautiful, "This New Home Feels Nostalgic In The Best Way," 30 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of beachgoer

1917, in the meaning defined above

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