seaside

[see-sahyd]

noun

the land along the sea; seacoast.

adjective

situated on or pertaining to the seaside.

Nearby words

  1. seashell,
  2. seashore,
  3. seashore test,
  4. seasick,
  5. seasickness,
  6. seaside knotweed,
  7. seaside sparrow,
  8. seasnail,
  9. season,
  10. season creep

Origin of seaside

First recorded in 1175–1225, seaside is from the Middle English word seeside. See sea, side1

Seaside

[see-sahyd]

noun

a city in W California, on Monterey Bay.
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British Dictionary definitions for seaside

seaside

noun

  1. any area bordering on the sea, esp one regarded as a resort
  2. (as modifier)a seaside hotel
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Word Origin and History for seaside

seaside

n.

also sea-side, c.1200, from sea + side (n.). As an adjective from 1781. Old English had sæhealf.

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