Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “beach”

beach

noun [C]     /biːtʃ/
A1 an area of sand or small stones near the sea or another area of water such as a lake: We spent the day on the beach. a beach café a beach towelCoasts and beachesBays and gulfs
(Definition of beach noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of beach

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Coasts & beaches, but you might be interested in these topics from the Seas, rivers & water topic area:

Definitions of “beach” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pump iron

to lift heavy weights for exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More