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 seafront

Contemporary Examples of seafront

  • In Benghazi itself, men hang off a seafront wall, clapping and singing boisterously out of tune.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Benghazi: Libya's Liberated City

    Babak Dehghanpisheh

    February 25, 2011

Historical Examples of seafront

  • Of course, I only saw the seafront, and it was upon the land side that the attack was made.

  • His walk extended from the hotel door to a seat on the seafront opposite.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair

  • The upper part of the town had grown more calm, but from the seafront came frightful shrieks.

    Naples Past and Present

    Arthur H. Norway

British Dictionary definitions for seafront



a built-up area facing the sea
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