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

  • adj. Occurring, living, or working along a seacoast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, relating to, occurring at, or living along a seacoast

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to the seashore or a seaport; along and on the shore.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Existing or employed along the shore or coast: as, the longshore fisheries; a longshore boatman.
  • n. A longshoreman.


Short for alongshore.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Aphesis of alongshore (Wiktionary)



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