coastward

adverb
coast·​ward | \ ˈkōst-wərd How to pronounce coastward (audio) \
variants: or coastwards \ ˈkōst-​wərdz How to pronounce coastward (audio) \

Definition of coastward

: toward the coast

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coastward adjective

First Known Use of coastward

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Coastward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coastward. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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