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  • n. Someone who goes to the beach.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • You never see a high monkey harassing a beachgoer, except by suggesting the beachgoer come with it to buy salted snacks and attend a Phish concert.

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  • Every beachgoer in hearing range immediately sprinted over.

    Shore Thing

  • In addition, a North Carolina man was killed by a flying tree limb, a passenger died when a tree fell on in a car in Virginia, and a surfer and another beachgoer in Florida were killed in heavy waves.

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  • While water and sand reflect UV rays to increase exposure, it's not just the beachgoer who's at risk.

    Science seeks ways to take sting out of sunburn

  • The pollutants have periodically pushed an industrial smell onshore in some place – one beachgoer compared it to a machine shop.

    Oil Spill Stirs Study, Debate Over Health Impacts

  • This restaurant chain was started by two beachgoer buddies in Houston, Texas, in 1991.

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  • In daylight an innocent beachgoer might have perceived it differently: the long line of hulking ships and the smaller boats flitting among them looked like a fleet preparing to launch an invasion.


  • A female protester called him one day to say a drunken beachgoer was harassing her and throwing the seaweed back into the ocean, so, he said, he picked up a $20 zapping device that hed bought at a swap meet and went to her aid.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • A well-meaning beachgoer in Wells, Maine contributed to the death of a piping plover chick.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • REICH: Actually I don't know specific ones, but as a beachgoer, I would say, if you go to a beach and you see a run-off line anywhere near the area you like to swim, don't do it.

    CNN Transcript Aug 8, 2004

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