- a striking change, as in appearance, often for the better.
- any major transformation or alteration.
- a transformation brought about by the sea.
Origin of sea change
Examples from the Web for sea change
Contemporary Examples of sea change
Despite the hard work of women like Fonda, Archer said, there had been no sea-change in attitudes within the industry.Anne Archer: Women in Hollywood Are Doomed Forever
August 19, 2014
Some 500 miles off the tip of India, the Maldives have gone through a sea-change since 2008, when Nasheed was sworn in.In the Maldives, a Coup in Paradise
Sumon K Chakrabarti
February 9, 2012
Historical Examples of sea change
It was typical of the sea-change my whole being had undergone.The Retrospect
Like all the rest of us, he, too, had suffered his sea-change and was the better and bigger man for it.Pirates' Hope
But as soon as he had reached the door his manner suffered a sea-change.Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City
S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange.Daisy's Necklace
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Even the deepening twilight can not disguise the evidences of a terrible “sea-change.”Sword and Gown
George A. Lawrence
- a seemingly magical change, as brought about by the action of the sea