beachy

adjective
\ ˈbē-chē How to pronounce beachy (audio) \
beachier; beachiest

Definition of beachy

1 : covered with pebbles or shingle
2 : characterized by beaches a beachy island

Examples of beachy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whole doctor thing was mostly an excuse for his disaffected protagonist to bum around the Hamptons on the periphery of the rich and famous, which made for a perfectly pleasant, beachy series. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "The 30 best TV shows to watch on Peacock right now: 'Parks and Rec,' 'Battlestar Galactica' and more," 3 Nov. 2020 This bright aqua curtain brings a beachy vibe to any room and will transform even the brightest windows into darkness for a restful sleep. Liv Birdsall, USA TODAY, "25 amazing gifts you can get from Walmart under $10," 3 Nov. 2020 The beachy-vibe restaurant is managed by Chris Simmons, a level two master mezcalier, and the bar is managed by Eric Johnson of Home & Away and Leigh Lecap from Campfire and Jeune et Jolie. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: New restaurant, rooftop bar and scoop shop debut countywide," 20 Oct. 2020 Cozy up couches and chairs with extra blankets and throw pillows or try swapping out any art prints that have a beachy vibe for something more appropriate for the season, suggests Valeris. Brigitt Earley, Good Housekeeping, "8 Smart Ways To Prep For More Indoor Time at Home," 25 Sep. 2020 Every product in the red, white, and blue collection is covered in beachy symbols and cartoon figures of Kylie wearing her sailor outfit. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner Just Recreated Selena Gomez’s “Ice Cream” Sailor Bikini Look," 2 Sep. 2020 For the Toros, Fort envisioned a beachy look, mimicking what people wore at the time. Irina Grechko, refinery29.com, "20 Years Later, The Costumes Of Bring It On Hold Up," 23 Aug. 2020 The rocky stretch, on the Italian Riviera, is home to a 10th century abbey and a restaurant with truly outstanding handmade pasta, served in an appropriately beachy style—plastic tablecloths and paper plates. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "51 Things in Europe that Every Traveler Needs to Experience," 4 Aug. 2020 Tufted with buttons, the bed is streamlined and beachy, thanks to its light cream hue. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "The most beloved beds on Wayfair under $700," 4 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of beachy

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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22 Nov 2020

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“Beachy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beachy. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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