Character 9
Hyphenation shore ward
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Shoreward"

What do we mean by shoreward?

Toward, to, or on the shore. adverb & adjective

Toward the shore.

Toward the shore. adverb

In the direction of the shoreline, relatively speaking. adjective

Which faces the shore adjective

Toward the shore adverb

(of winds) coming from the sea toward the land adjective

The side facing the shore.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Shoreward

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The word "shoreward" in example sentences

So quiet was the sea that when, after a couple of hours, they turned and lazily started shoreward through the Kanaka Surf they had it all to themselves. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Aimoku stopped paddling and looked back shoreward as if to return and get a second sacrifice. ❋ Unknown (2010)

It was not until they were putting on their shoes that they sighted the yellow head bearing shoreward. ❋ Unknown (2010)

What made the channel race was the immense shoreward surf-fling of the sea. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I tried for a solid hour, and not one wave could I persuade to boost me shoreward. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Frona saw them consult together for a minute, with much pointing and gesticulating on the part of the baron, and then St. Vincent detach himself and turn shoreward. ❋ Unknown (2010)

As for himself, caught in their predicament, he would have veered to the left toward Diamond Head and come in on the shoreward fling of the kanaka surf. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Not long afterward we answered a shoreward hail, and two ❋ Unknown (2010)

Now imagine this communicated agitation moving shoreward. ❋ Unknown (2010)

This was the battle -- to win seaward against the Creep of the shoreward hastening sea. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Thus, if they were coolly skilled enough to ride outstretched on the surface and the forward face of the crest instead of being flung and crumpled or driven head-first to bottom, they would dash shoreward, not propelled by their own energy, but by the energy of the wave into which they had become incorporated. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In truth, one is caught up and hurled shoreward as by some Titan's hand. ❋ Unknown (2010)

One seemed to see as well as feel this heat, and Griffiths sought vain relief by gazing shoreward. ❋ Unknown (2010)

They themselves, most of them, could have swum, for man can swim through breakers which canoes and surf-boards cannot surmount; but to ride the backs of the waves, rise out of the foam to stand full length in the air above, and with heels winged with the swiftness of horses to fly shoreward, was what made sport for them and brought them out from ❋ Unknown (2010)

I was alone in the water when a giant black manta ray came billowing along, headed shoreward. ❋ Unknown (2009)

When you see the wave coming that you want to ride in, you turn tail to it and paddle shoreward with all your strength, using what is called the windmill stroke. ❋ Unknown (2010)

They cut trails, spreading apart as the wave carried them shoreward. ❋ Alex Austin (2011)

Paddling, wheezing, resting, oblivious of the shadow-world of the white men, knowing only the reality of Tulagi Mountain cutting its crest-line blackly across the dim radiance of the star-sprinkled sky, the reality of the sea and of the canoe he so feebly urged across it, and the reality of his fading strength and of the death into which he would surely end, the ancient black man slowly made his shoreward way. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Board and rider must be moving shoreward at a good rate before the wave overtakes them. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Unable to remain flung up on the beach, pounded ever back toward the beach by the perpetual shoreward rush of the kanaka surf, the up-piled water escaped to the sea by way of the channel and in the form of under-tow along the bottom under the breakers. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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