shore·​front | \ ˈshȯr-ˌfrənt How to pronounce shorefront (audio) \

Definition of shorefront

: land along a shore specifically : beachfront

Examples of shorefront in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Land dwellers occasionally grumbled that the rundown vessels were an eyesore or got angry when a runaway craft collided with someone’s shorefront property. Rachel Scheier, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2021 The serene shorefront cabins have a backcountry camp-meets-nautical mood board instead, complete with wood panel walls, stone fireplaces, and retro Americana artwork. Paul Jebara, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 Beach lovers can choose the Caribbean's clear waters, sandy beaches, and shorefront hiking trails or the Pacific's surfing, diving, snorkeling, and fishing on Golfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 30 June 2021 At The Nautilus, guests can choose from 26 shorefront beach and ocean houses. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 30 Apr. 2021 Some parts of Michigan’s shorefront are eroding at an average of a foot a year, and the state has spent millions of dollars restoring damage on campgrounds, dunes, and beaches. Molly Glick, Popular Science, 15 May 2020 The five-star resort featured a lush golf course and shorefront rooms that overlooked Ponte Vedra Beach. Lindsey Thiry,, 19 Oct. 2017 President Donald Trump also repealed an Obama-era mandate for flood-prone construction, so there’s no guarantee that new shorefront structures will be able to withstand future damage. Michelle Weber, Longreads, 5 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of shorefront

1919, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2021

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“Shorefront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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