Meaning of shoreside in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɔːsʌɪd/


  • 1The edge of a shore.

    as modifier ‘a shoreside restaurant’
    • ‘Find a quiet cove to wet a fishing line, or just spread a shoreside picnic and take a dip.’
    • ‘In a perfect world, this sand would build up the beach and keep shoreside cliffs from eroding further.’
    • ‘Where once it was just a safe anchorage, it is now shoreside parks, sailing trips and fantastic views.’
    • ‘The pirates seize the vessel and use it to attack a shoreside target, descending upon their target from the air.’
    • ‘He rested the tired sailors of the Resolution in Dusky Sound and brewed beer from shoreside evergreens.’
    • ‘Instead, ask for a mooring along the Balboa shore, in reasonable proximity to the shoreside restaurants and shops.’
    • ‘The locals simply raised an eyebrow and watched as the foundations were dug on a prime shoreside location, and construction began on the epitome of cultural imperialism.’
    • ‘The visiting team from AOC Archaeology, who were in Sanday last week investigating Bronze Age structures exposed by the January storms, has been working at a shoreside site below the Hall of Rendall.’
    • ‘For a more tranquil experience, the Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy has sailing races and shoreside exhibits.’
    • ‘It is comprised of 100 shoreside houses built in the Ming Dynasty, all of which were joined together to form one huge living complex.’
    • ‘Local police have been alerted and the coastguard rescue team are at the shoreside.’
    • ‘At least some measures are also being taken to address pollution from shoreside wastewater treatment plants.’
    • ‘One heavy rainstorm washes more pollution into the river from old, inadequate shoreside sewage treatment plants than anything recreational boats could possibly contribute.’
    seashore, seaside, beach, coast, coastal region, seaboard, sea coast, bank, lakeside, verge, edge, shoreline, waterside, front, shoreside, foreshore, sand, sands
    1. 1.1The side of something nearest the shore.
      ‘men on the shoreside of each boat were poling it upriver’
      • ‘He was standing on aft deck by the shoreside rail, staring in to shore when she approached.’
      • ‘The sinking occurred because somebody cut each of the vessel's eight mooring ropes by which she was attached to two shoreside bollards.’