coast·​ward ˈkōst-wərd How to pronounce coastward (audio)
variants or coastwards
: toward the coast
coastward adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coastward was in 1840

Dictionary Entries Near coastward

Cite this Entry

“Coastward.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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