beach·​go·​er | \ˈbēch-ˌgō-ər \

Definition of beachgoer 

: a person who frequently goes to the beach

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They can be crushed by beachgoers, swept away at high tide, dug up by wild dogs or stolen by poachers. New York Times, "Saving Turtles in Bali, Egg by Precious Egg," 7 July 2018 There were no hypothermia blankets, so beachgoers brought towels to keep the girl warm, Quezada said. Tessa Weinberg,, "A nighttime drowning in Lake Michigan - and no city lifeguards on duty prompts calls for change," 12 July 2018 Despite the building warmth, beachgoers will need to exercise extreme caution when entering the water this week: — AccuWeather (@breakingweather) July 11, 2018 Beryl coming back to life? Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, "Hurricane Chris threatens East Coast with dangerous rip currents through weekend," 11 July 2018 Even with smoother conditions, but beachgoers should make sure there’s a lifeguard on duty before going in the water, Kovacs said. Gal Tziperman Lotan,, "141 people rescued along Ocean City beaches Monday," 10 July 2018 Currently, blue mats at some entrances bring beachgoers to sandy walkways made of wooden fencing that reach the start of the dunes. Avalon R. Zoppo,, "Getting her wheelchair on the beach was a struggle. Brigantine just made it easier," 10 July 2018 But most beachgoers don’t seem too concerned about the recent uptick in shark sightings up and down the Cape. Sophia Eppolito And Marek Mazurek,, "On the Cape, tourists and locals take sharks in stride," 9 July 2018 The memorial serves as a place of reflection for those who served their country and a reference point for surfers, joggers and beachgoers. Priscella Vega,, "Country music festival could bring concerts back to city side of Huntington Beach," 28 June 2018 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

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First Known Use of beachgoer

1917, in the meaning defined above

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