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1. One who scavenges along beaches or in wharf areas.
2. A seaside vacationer.
beach′comb′ (bēch′kōm′) v.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
beachcomber- A long wave rolling in from the sea.
See also related terms for rolling.
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|Noun||1.||beachcomber - a vagrant living on a beach|
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noun scavenger, wanderer, tramp, forager, loafer, vagrant, scrounger, vagabond Beachcombers will note creeping vines beside the beach.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
beachcomber[ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊməʳ] N → raquero/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
beachcomber[ˈbiːtʃkəʊmər] n → ramasseur m d'épaves
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005