\ˈbē-chē \
beachier; beachiest

Definition of beachy 

1 : covered with pebbles or shingle

2 : characterized by beaches a beachy island

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Try a beachy knot like this for your day-to-day adventures, or a super high topknot and straight hair for a night out twist. Bella Gerard,, "The 11 Best Hairstyles for Medium-Length Hair," 16 Feb. 2018 The seaside Helenekilde Badehotel is full of bamboo and Danish designs in beachy hues, with a terrace. Alex Postman, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Summer on Denmark's Northern Coast," 22 June 2018 The Venice bus yard, which could shelter 100 people or more, is overlooked by beachy cottages and sleek condos adorned with surfboards and succulents. Emily Alpert Reyes,, "L.A. lawmakers face opposition over homeless shelter plans," 18 June 2018 The tabletops are a beachy pale pink; the cushions along the slatted-wood banquette are printed with pineapples and palm trees. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, "Chicha, the Delicious New Nicaraguan Restaurant That Caters to Millennial Cliché," 12 July 2018 The 2018 winners are nothing short of beachy perfection: 1. Alexandra Deabler, Fox News, "The 4 best beaches in America, according to 'Dr. Beach'," 11 July 2018 The best chinotto essence comes from Liguria, a beachy zone of northwestern Italy (think the thigh area of the boot), where the golf ball-size fruits are harvested and squeezed into dark syrups for bitter, refreshing sodas. New York Times, "This Summer, Smell Like Fruit Salad," 2 July 2018 The actress shared snaps with the legendary designer and his business partner, Giancarlo Giammetti, on board a yacht, where she was seen lounging in an itty-bitty black bikini teamed with tousled beachy waves. Colleen Kratofil,, "Gwyneth Paltrow Vacations with Valentino Garavani - Could They Be Wedding Dress Planning?," 25 June 2018 Balayage blonde and beachy waves — by now, Khloé Kardashian’s hair has become her signature. Wendy Sy, Allure, "Colorist Uses Balayage to Create "Khloé Blonde" Hair Color Inspired by Your Favorite Kardashian," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of beachy

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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