[ sand-kas-uhl, -kah-suhl ]
/ ˈsændˌkæs əl, -ˌkɑ səl /
a small castlelike structure made of wet sand, as by children at a beach.
a plan or idea with little substance.
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Example sentences from the Web for sandcastle
No one likes it when their sandcastle is knocked over, but his reaction is a bit, err, extreme.
Midweek, Mercury retreads over the Sun and Venus in Leo, so best-laid plans will be as solid as a sandcastle in the incoming tide.
British Dictionary definitions for sandcastle
a mass of sand moulded into a castle-like shape, esp as made by a child on the seashore
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