sea·​front ˈsē-ˌfrənt How to pronounce seafront (audio)
: the waterfront of a seaside place

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web What, for example, could the princess wear that was suitable for a visit to the Suicide Prevention Ireland (PIPS) charity, a street-food market, and a walkabout along Carrick Connect’s seafront? Alice Newbold, Glamour, 7 Oct. 2022 The couple — who were given the titles the Baron and Lady of Carrickfergus by the late Queen Elizabeth on their wedding day in 2011 — walked along the town's seafront to meet locals. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 6 Oct. 2022 With winds in the area reaching 70 kph (45 mph), Fire Service rescuers and local volunteers on Kythira lowered ropes to help migrants climb up cliffs on the seafront. Thanassis Stavrakis,, 6 Oct. 2022 Fire service rescuers lowered ropes to help migrants climb up cliffs on the seafront. Thanassis Stavrakis, ajc, 5 Oct. 2022 Unlike most Cinque Terre towns, Lerici enjoys an expansive seafront that includes a lungomare running from its castle to the castle in the adjacent village of San Terenzo (about 1.5 miles away). Catherine Sabino, Forbes, 11 Aug. 2022 The show, which was switched on over the weekend and will run through the fall and winter, features twinkling lights over the main promenade that stretches for 6 miles along the seafront and dates to the Victorian era. Megan Specia,, 7 Sep. 2022 Top image: Moored boats dot the seafront in Buzios, a resort town not far from Rio de Janeiro. CNN, 22 Aug. 2022 There's a daily food market right on the seafront and plenty of restaurants peddling French and Italian classics. Rooksana Hossenally, Forbes, 8 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of seafront was in 1878

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“Seafront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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