Definition of oceanfront
: a shore area on the ocean
Examples of oceanfront in a Sentence
They built a house on the oceanfront.
Recent Examples of oceanfront from the Web
The bigger-than-life figure, who sported an eye patch after a surfing accident in 1971, died of natural causes Friday while surrounded by family in his longtime oceanfront home, his family said in a statement.
The eye-patch wearing ocean lover died peacefully, surrounded by family in his oceanfront home of more than 50 years, waves lapping at his deck.
With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror, Malibu's high season has arrived, a scene defined by lavish oceanfront rentals and cutthroat reservation scenes at Taverna Tony and Nobu.
The oceanfront house, built in 2001 on 1.41 acres at Chapman Point, has views from Haystack Rock to Ecola State Park.
Williams, who lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, said back-bay flooding is happening just as frequently, if not more so, than oceanfront flooding.
Williams, who lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, said back bay flooding is happening just as frequently, if not more so, than oceanfront flooding.
A two-bedroom house with storm damage costs about $250,000, and a vacant oceanfront lot of 26 by 100 feet sells for about $500,000.
And for many holiday travelers these days, that means scouring Airbnb to find that perfect oceanfront cottage that sleeps eight, comes with a washer, dryer, Wi-Fi, and free parking on the premises.
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Definition of oceanfront for English Language Learners
: the land that is next to the ocean
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