beachgoer

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

Definition of beachgoer

: a person who frequently goes to the beach

Examples of beachgoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The National Weather Service has issued a hazard statement, warning beachgoers to stay well off the surf line, keep an eye on the water at all times, and to keep a close watch on children and pets. oregonlive, "Portland metro Friday weather: Early light rain, then gradual sun; high 45," 27 Dec. 2019 As the storm skirted Florida’s coastline Tuesday, the beachgoer found the package. Washington Post, "The Latest: Dorian a flood, storm surge threat to US Coast," 5 Sep. 2019 The inventive product, featured on Shark Tank, makes a great gift for boaters, campers, tailgaters and beachgoers. Doreen Christensen, sun-sentinel.com, "Inspired holiday gifts from the grocery store for under $20 | Doreen’s Deals," 12 Dec. 2019 These conditions can be life threatening, and Chicago Park District advises beachgoers to heed the flags posted at each beach and the directions of the lifeguards on duty. Marie Fazio, chicagotribune.com, "2 men fishing at Montrose Beach rescued after being swept into Lake Michigan by waves," 22 July 2019 While the nearly 300 horses on the island have become a popular sight among visitors, the local authorities advise beachgoers not to pet or touch the horses. Fox News, "Wild horse kicks swimsuit-clad tourist in the groin at Maryland beach," 21 July 2019 In late October or early November, most of the summer crowds of beachgoers have thinned out while the weather is still mostly sunny and balmy. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why You Should Visit Hilton Head Island in the Fall," 14 Nov. 2019 In July, dozens of beachgoers stepped in to help at least 47 pilot whales beached on south Georgia's St. Simons Island. Jay Croft, CNN, "Pilot whales turned up again on a Georgia beach. 16 of them died," 28 Sep. 2019 The vessel was just offshore in view of beachgoers on the shoreline. chicagotribune.com, "4 crew members missing after cargo ship overturns near port in Georgia," 8 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of beachgoer

1917, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2020

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“Beachgoer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beachgoer. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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