Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Situated or sited at or near the seashore: surfside parties; a surfside road.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Beside the sea.

Etymologies

surf +‎ -side (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is who is described to be by the police chief of being a man in his 60s who just outright refused to leave his house on wooden stilts there over there on the surfside, which is on the other side of the intercoasts, just a few miles away from here.

    CNN Transcript Sep 13, 2008

  • The shop's coffee offerings, surfside collection of clothing, books and boards, and hip staff made this place a cocoon of cool and a warm retreat from the weather outside.

    Joah Spearman: The World's Best Merchandisers & America's Close Second(s)

  • The students staged the surfside demonstration after Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic majority leader, announced last week that he would add to a military spending bill an amendment that would open a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant students.

    Students Rally For DREAM Act

  • Recently renovated, the surfside inn still has its nautical-cool whitewashed facade, and its 36 guest rooms are equipped with patios and views of the Roqueta Channel.

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  • I asked my husband about doing the valentine's day half marathon at surfside. not for him. oh well! he is faster than me and we would likely not run that long together, and he would not do a run/walk deal, so....

    I Just Can't Think of a Clever Race Report Title

  • In the years before the 9/11 attacks, the surfside California town was a prime destination for Islamic extremists.

    Failure To Communicate

  • We are talking about two things on a picture postcard I would tell you about if I was showing you surfside.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2008

  • Some of the same Gulf shellfish I had enjoyed in simpler recipes, while surfside at Galveston, here came in fancy dress.

    Gulf Dining Bounces Back

  • That's because the bridge leading to the coastal community of surfside is now partially under water; the road and the bridge that leads to that.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2008

  • We'll tell you how his outing ended with a surfside rescue.

    CNN Transcript Jun 29, 2008

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