Dictionary.com

foreshore

[ fawr-shawr, fohr-shohr ]
/ ˈfɔrˌʃɔr, ˈfoʊrˌʃoʊr /
Save This Word!

noun

the ground between the water's edge and cultivated land; land along the edge of a body of water.
the part of the shore between the high-water mark and low-water mark.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of foreshore

First recorded in 1755–65; fore- + shore1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use foreshore in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for foreshore

foreshore
/ (ˈfɔːˌʃɔː) /

noun

the part of the shore that lies between the limits for high and low tides
the part of the shore that lies just above the high-water mark
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for foreshore

foreshore
[ fôrshôr′ ]

The seaward-sloping area of a shore that lies between the average high tide mark and the average low tide mark. Compare backshore.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
FEEDBACK