: extending or airing across an entire nation or continent
a coast-to-coast flight
a coast-to-coast broadcast
: extending from one end of a playing surface (such as a basketball court) to the other
a coast-to-coast rush
also : relating to or resulting from a coast-to-coast play
a coast-to-coast layup
coast-to-coast adverb

Examples of coast-to-coast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From coast-to-coast, and north to south, cities across America offer something unique for travelers to adore, including fall festivals, music events, and lengthy hiking trails to explore, all covered in a blanket of colorful fall foliage. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 20 Sep. 2023 Statues of Confederate soldiers and generals are being pulled down in a coast-to-coast reckoning with the Jim Crow era. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 12 Sep. 2023 Again coast-to-coast, Texas, every major, the four largest states, all represented in the ACC. Nbc Universal, NBC News, 10 Sep. 2023 After smashing records from coast-to-coast with her Eras Tour this summer, Taylor Swift has done it again with her Eras Tour movie. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 1 Sep. 2023 Riders can also enjoy up to 20 percent in savings on train rides booked at least seven days in advance, trimming costs on a variety of routes that range from coast-to-coast with no change fees. Kyler Alvord, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Sep. 2023 For now, even those who opposed ACC expansion are embracing the coast-to-coast conference makeover. Iliana Limón Romero, Los Angeles Times, 1 Sep. 2023 Hey, add in the finale of the previous road trip at San Francisco and the Rangers have been walked off in extra innings coast-to-coast in August. Evan Grant, Dallas News, 31 Aug. 2023 Law enforcement agencies working coast-to-coast from Los Angeles to Maryland have identified a suspect in the violent and apparently random killing of a woman who was hiking outside Baltimore earlier this month. Salvador Rizzo, Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of coast-to-coast was in 1911

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“Coast-to-coast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coast-to-coast. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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