shore·​side ˈshȯr-ˌsīd How to pronounce shoreside (audio)
: situated at or near a shore

Example Sentences

shoreside recreation contributes mightily to the region's economy
Recent Examples on the Web Perched just south of Collins Park, the palatial Lennox Miami Beach serves as the perfect shoreside getaway. Jared Ranahan, Forbes, 25 Aug. 2022 The Coast Guard in Alaska benefits considerably from shoreside infrastructure upgrades. Anchorage Daily News, 7 Aug. 2022 The site of the annual International Sand Sculpting Festival (which will be held this year July 22-24), Revere Beach offers the chance to enjoy the shoreside breeze just miles from the heart of Boston. Dana Gerber,, 13 May 2022 De Bonis says the tender market for shoreside villas has also exploded, adding pressure to production. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 9 Apr. 2022 Its tenders can carry ATVs for shoreside exploration. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 28 Jan. 2022 In 1995, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, reflecting Department of Defense disinterest in basing ships in the Marianas Islands, ripped the heart out of the U.S. Navy’s shoreside establishment at Guam. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 And at the same time as cases surge shoreside, the numbers of COVID cases reported on cruise ships are starting to stack up again. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, 24 Dec. 2021 Divesting shoreside support to reinvest in vessels that cannot be repaired in the Western Pacific theatre is foolishness. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shoreside was in 1883

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Cite this Entry

“Shoreside.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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