beachcomber

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beach·comb·er

 (bēch′kō′mər)
n.
1. One who scavenges along beaches or in wharf areas.
2. A seaside vacationer.

beach′comb′ (bēch′kōm′) v.

beachcomber

(ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊmə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who searches shore debris for anything of worth, esp a vagrant living on a beach
2. (Professions) Canadian (in British Columbia) a person who is paid for salvaging loose logs and returning them to logging companies
3. (Physical Geography) a long high wave rolling onto a beach

beach•comb•er

(ˈbitʃˌkoʊ mər)

n.
1. a person who lives by gathering salable articles of jetsam, refuse, etc., from beaches.
2. a vagrant who lives on the seashore.
3. a long wave rolling in from the ocean onto the beach.
[1830–40]

beachcomber

- A long wave rolling in from the sea.
See also related terms for rolling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beachcomber - a vagrant living on a beachbeachcomber - a vagrant living on a beach    
drifter, vagrant, vagabond, floater - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

beachcomber

noun scavenger, wanderer, tramp, forager, loafer, vagrant, scrounger, vagabond Beachcombers will note creeping vines beside the beach.
Translations

beachcomber

[ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊməʳ] Nraquero/a m/f

beachcomber

[ˈbiːtʃkəʊmər] nramasseur m d'épaves
References in classic literature ?
It was the tale of this old beachcomber that brought us here," he explained.
By what right did this ragged beachcomber, in dungaree trousers and a cotton shirt, suggest such a thing as peace and content to him and his overwrought, exhausted soul?
That this barefooted beachcomber should possess such high-sounding dignity was inconceivable.
Some beachcomber in Honolulu had whispered to you, and you'd written to the Governor to find out.
Bahrain Beachcombers was formed two years ago by Australian Darren Schnede to keep the country's shoreline clean.
Brian was once a member of 11-piece band Pat Wayne and the Beachcombers, who were signed to Columbia Records in the early 1960s, enjoying hit songs like Go Back to Daddy and Jambalaya.
WITH reference to the Bahrain Beachcombers youth football tournament at Bahrain Rugby Football Club on January 23, as featured in GulfWeekly.
WE'VE heard of a message in a bottle but beachcombers couldn't believe their eyes yesterday morning when a bottle washed up in Greenock with a woman inside.
But as well as picking up a daily assortment of odd items, the friendly beachcombers also gain a lifetime's worth of stories and secrets which the owners probably believed would be forever lost at sea.
We are launching Book Club with Donovan Hohn's Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the beachcombers, oceanographers, environmentalists, and fools, including the author, who went in search of them.
Breaking new ground for its time, The Beachcombers gained a strong following in Canada.
The Beachcombers ITV, 1972-1990 IT was Canada's answer to Baywatch but without the budget and the red bikinis.