lakefront

noun

lake·​front ˈlāk-ˌfrənt How to pronounce lakefront (audio)
: an area fronting on a lake

Examples of lakefront in a Sentence

We went for a walk down at the lakefront.
Recent Examples on the Web Researchers said the killing of twins at birth was widespread, and the remains of other sets of twins have been found near lakefronts as these were. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 4 June 2024 Savor the diversity of this lakefront city through its hidden bars, small-but-fascinating museums and vibrant restaurants. Stacey Nield Brugeman, New York Times, 24 May 2024 In May, the Howard County Council approved $5 million for the conceptual design of the lakefront library and another $5 million for the project was placed in a special contingency fund. Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 19 Mar. 2024 Your Cream Cheese Frosting Is Missing These 2 Ingredients, Ina Garten Says The sheet cake, decorated with fresh blueberries and raspberries, is the perfect dessert to bring to a picnic, backyard barbecue, or lakefront gathering. Sharon Greenthal, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for lakefront 

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lakefront was in 1880

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“Lakefront.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lakefront. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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