\ 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

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Duff has officially said goodbye to her signature warm, beachy ombre look and debuted a brand new, icy platinum blonde shade all over. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Hilary Duff Swapped Her Ombré Hair for a Kylie Jenner-esque Platinum Blonde Makeover," 27 Nov. 2018 In the ’90s, that meant long beachy waves and paisley shirts at events where everyone else was decked out in black tie—his boho True Romance premiere outfit is a still a thing of beauty. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "At 55, Brad Pitt Is Still a Menswear Icon for the Ages," 18 Dec. 2018 Then give your hair beachy vibes with some salt spray, frizz-fighting oil, and a loose braid. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Halloween Mermaid Tutorial For Girls With Short Hair," 4 Oct. 2017 The formalness of the suit was made a little more relaxed by the beachy texture of her low ponytail, which was side-parted and wrapped with her own hair at the base. Andrea Park, Allure, "Blake Lively's Low Ponytail Perfectly Complements Her Sharp White Suit at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards," 21 Aug. 2018 Vacation houses come in all shapes and sizes—airy and beachy, rustic and wooded, modern and clean. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Surprisingly cozy stone house marries old and new," 1 Aug. 2018 Natural hair has also become a normal sight on the runway, after years of uniform beachy waves, to much fanfare. Hilary George-parkin, Glamour, "What's Holding Victoria's Secret Back From Body Diversity on the Runway?," 9 Nov. 2018 Back in the early ’90s, after a decade of cloying, overpowering scents, the trend shifted to beachy and airy ozonics like New West for Her and L’Eau d’Issey. Jane Larkworthy, The Cut, "Why Does Everyone Want to Smell Like Dirt?," 17 Apr. 2018 Once your entire head is curled, then shake out the curls to create a loose, beachy look like hers. Jillian Ruffo,, "Score Waves as Good as Lauren Burnham's on The Bachelor with Help from These Curling Irons," 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of beachy

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of beachy was in 1600

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