adj.1.having an extensive gently sloping area of sand or gravel; - of a shore or shoreline. Opposite of cliffy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"There's lap swimming, a beachlike entrance on one end, and plenty of grass to throw a blanket on.
He pointed out that the deep holes can sometimes be discerned against white, beachlike sand near the creek banks.
After discussing the project with the homeowners, Fiore's goals were clear: He needed to build a retaining wall for the pool, so it could have a beachlike area.
Back home, Larter's Zee appears as if she's stepped out of "Baywatch," and indeed, when she marries Jesse and honeymoons with him on beachlike riverbanks, Larter seems to be in her element.
They also propose better management of other nesting sites, including periodically clearing weeds to maintain the beachlike quality of dredge-spoil sites, fencing off beach and dredge-spoil colonies, and more vigilantly guarding wild beach sites during nesting season.
Her solution: a 16-inch-deep "dig box" of coarse beachlike sand framed with simple lumber where Owen, her miniature Australian shepherd, can dig freely.