Definition of "beachfront" [beachfront]

  • A strip of land facing or running along a beach. (noun)
  • Situated along or having direct access to a beach: beachfront hotels; beachfront property. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "beachfront" in a sentence
  • "On a recent trip to Costa Rica, where only four percent of the country is titled beachfront property, I was astonished to discover that you can buy a 2300 sq. foot beachfront villa -- with appointments of the quality you'd find in a luxury Malibu home -- for $129,000."
  • "My opinion: waterboarding, belly slapping, and caterpillar putting (in beachfront cells) should be like abortion."
  • "It's too bad, if my contractor is correct, that that small percentage of the lake covered is concentrated in beachfront recreational areas. rjkveton"