beachcomber


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beach·comb·er

 (bēch′kō′mər)
n.
1. One who scavenges along beaches or in wharf areas.
2. A seaside vacationer.

beach′comb′ (bēch′kōm′) v.
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beachcomber

(ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊmə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who searches shore debris for anything of worth, esp a vagrant living on a beach
2. (Professions) Canadian (in British Columbia) a person who is paid for salvaging loose logs and returning them to logging companies
3. (Physical Geography) a long high wave rolling onto a beach
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beach•comb•er

(ˈbitʃˌkoʊ mər)

n.
1. a person who lives by gathering salable articles of jetsam, refuse, etc., from beaches.
2. a vagrant who lives on the seashore.
3. a long wave rolling in from the ocean onto the beach.
[1830–40]
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beachcomber

- A long wave rolling in from the sea.
See also related terms for rolling.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beachcomber - a vagrant living on a beachbeachcomber - a vagrant living on a beach    
drifter, vagrant, vagabond, floater - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
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beachcomber

noun scavenger, wanderer, tramp, forager, loafer, vagrant, scrounger, vagabond Beachcombers will note creeping vines beside the beach.
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Translations

beachcomber

[ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊməʳ] Nraquero/a m/f
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beachcomber

[ˈbiːtʃkəʊmər] nramasseur m d'épaves
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References in classic literature ?
"It was the tale of this old beachcomber that brought us here," he explained.
By what right did this ragged beachcomber, in dungaree trousers and a cotton shirt, suggest such a thing as peace and content to him and his overwrought, exhausted soul?
That this barefooted beachcomber should possess such high-sounding dignity was inconceivable.
Some beachcomber in Honolulu had whispered to you, and you'd written to the Governor to find out.
Two rooms were burglarized while guests were evacuated from one of the hotels, the 25-story Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger.
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Gabrielle Fagan channels her inner beachcomber to source beautiful beachy buys.
Not that I feel in any way homesick at Beachcomber's Victoria hotel in the north of the island.
They were being held yesterday in connection with the attack on two staff - a bouncer and PR worker - at the resort's Beachcomber venue, in an area known as "Little England".
Meanwhile, Dubai-based Indian handler Satish Seemar completed a triple triumph with Beachcomber Bay, Mazeed and Riflescope, the latter two, the mounts of UAE Champion Jockey Tadhg O'Shea.
Gencom, a Florida, US-based hospitality focussed investment firm, has announced the acquisition of Beachcomber Beach Resort and Hotel and Grand Plaza Beach Hotel and Beach Resorts, located in St.
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