coastwise

[ kohst-wahyz ]
/ ˈkoʊstˌwaɪz /
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adverb

along the coast: We sailed coastwise for days before finding a harbor.

adjective

following the coast.

Nearby words

  1. coasting wagon,
  2. coastland,
  3. coastline,
  4. coastward,
  5. coastways,
  6. coat,
  7. coat armour,
  8. coat card,
  9. coat dress,
  10. coat flower

Origin of coastwise

First recorded in 1685–95; coast + -wise

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