backrush

[ bak-ruhsh ]
/ ˈbækˌrʌʃ /

noun

the return of water seaward, down the foreshore of a beach, following the uprush of a wave.

Nearby words

  1. backpressure,
  2. backrest,
  3. backronym,
  4. backroom,
  5. backrub,
  6. backs,
  7. backsaw,
  8. backscatter,
  9. backscratcher,
  10. backseat

Origin of backrush


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