sea front



an area, including buildings, along the edge of the sea; waterfront.

Origin of sea front

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sea front

Historical Examples of sea front

  • It was past ten o'clock, and the sea-front was already deserted.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill

  • They wandered about the splendid terraces on the sea-front, smoking.

    The Lure of the Mask

    Harold MacGrath

  • After breakfast we went together along the sea-front where the band was playing.

    The Golden Face

    William Le Queux

  • There is a public bathing-station at the eastern end of the sea-front.

    The Automobilist Abroad

    M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield

  • The sea-shore and the adjoining country; in fact, the sea-front of the land.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth