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

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Restaurant at Hostal Sa Rascassa Hostal Sa Rascassa—in the tiny beachy cove of Cala d’Aiguafreda, 10 minutes’ drive from Begur—is essentially a restaurant with five rooms, each of which has direct access to the ocean. Gemma Askham, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Barcelona," 4 Mar. 2018 The next contestant is L’Oréal Professional Source Essentielle shampoo, which has a lovely beachy smell, flaunts a vegan, silicone-, paraben-, and sulfate-free formula, and arrives in a stylish cube that is refillable up to three times. Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, "Can Big Beauty Go Green? One Writer Tries to Save the Planet (and Have Her Powder Too)," 29 Aug. 2019 This look is basically the VSCO uniform: '90s babydoll tee, cargo pants, Vans, and beachy waves. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "VSCO Girl Outfits That Will Make You Feel Like an Influencer," 21 Aug. 2019 Loose, beachy waves, and scrappy gold heels made for a red carpet win. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "From Hunter Schafer’s Preppy Fit With a Twist to Bella Hadid’s New Blonde Hairdo, These Are the Best Celebrity Looks of the Week," 26 July 2019 Despite the chilly temperatures of the Scottish vacation spot, Loch Beinn a’ Mheadhoin, a beachy national reserve, is a nice nearby spot for a picnic lunch. Rachel E. Greenspan, Time, "Thousands Have 'Signed Up' to 'Storm Loch Ness' and Find 'That Big Boy.' Here's the History Behind the Mythical Sea Monster," 23 July 2019 In the final weeks leading up to the wedding, Selena attended Priscilla’s beachy bachelorette party, marking the occasion with a ‘grammable sunset picture. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Was the Maid of Honor at Cousin Priscilla DeLeon's Wedding," 20 July 2019 The beachy oasis of Goa, India, the remote Faroe Islands, and the deserts of Oman. Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler, "The 2021 Cruise Itineraries We're Most Excited About," 8 July 2019 Wide, hefty stripes pack a graphic color punch that feels youthful and edgy while beachy accessories like espadrilles and a straw hat bring the summer to your style. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "8 Pretty Ways to Wear Red, White, and Blue This Fourth of July," 21 June 2019

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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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