beach·go·er | \ ˈbēch-ˌgō-ər \

Definition of beachgoer 

: a person who frequently goes to the beach

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Lifeguards at a Florida Panhandle beach have warned beachgoers of stinging sea lice lurking in the water. Kathleen Joyce, Fox News, "Florida Panhandle beachgoers warned of stinging sea lice," 28 June 2018 After a nearly 2-hour fight — and some help from the current, Biggers was able to pull the shark to shore as a crowd of beachgoers gathered around her. Jennifer Earl, Fox News, "Texas woman reels in 7-foot shark: 'Thank God for CrossFit'," 10 July 2018 The sounds of a coastal breeze and the distant murmur of beachgoers are muddled by the hum of soft jazz music and the traffic along Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, steps from where Viola sits at a square table in an upscale restaurant. Matthew Defranks,, "Now a South Florida resident, Panthers owner Vinnie Viola hopes to remedy past errors, prepare for future," 18 June 2018 The Braselton girl was swimming at the Buford beach when Herbert allegedly swam under the water and bit her in front of multiple beachgoers, according to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office. Ben Brasch, ajc, "Gwinnett teacher accused of biting teen girl underwater at Lake Lanier," 6 July 2018 The family provides paid parking for beachgoers and rents the beachfront for private events like weddings. Tony Briscoe,, "What happens when Lake Superior has too much water? It dumps it into an already overflowing Lake Michigan," 13 July 2018 The rebuilt Chalet opened on May 30, 1925, with a city-run restaurant on the top floor and changing rooms for beachgoers on the bottom. Bill Van Niekerken,, "Beach Chalet: From 1925 draw to dangerous dive bar to SF classic," 27 June 2018 Lifeguards treated 523 people on Sunday while 107 beachgoers were treated for jellyfish stings on Saturday. CBS News, "Florida lifeguards treat more than 600 people for jellyfish stings in two days," 13 June 2018 On Monday, lifeguards in Pensacola, Florida, raised the purple flag to warn beachgoers of dangerous wildlife in the water. National Geographic, "What's Giving Some Beachgoers Rashes? Get the Facts.," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of beachgoer

1917, in the meaning defined above

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