coastward

[kohst-werd]
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adverb

Also coast·wards. toward the coast: We left the sinking ship in lifeboats and rowed coastward.

adjective

directed toward the coast: a coastward migration.

Origin of coastward

First recorded in 1850–55; coast + -ward
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