inshore

[ in-shawr, -shohr ]
/ ˈɪnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr /

adjective

close or closer to the shore.
lying near the shore; operating or carried on close to the shore: inshore fishing.

adverb

toward the shore: They went closer inshore.

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Origin of inshore

First recorded in 1695–1705; in-1 + shore1
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British Dictionary definitions for inshore

inshore
/ (ˈɪnˈʃɔː) /

adjective

in or on the water, but close to the shoreinshore weather

adverb, adjective

towards the shore from the wateran inshore wind; we swam inshore
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