- coastwise [kōst′wīz΄]adv., adj.along and near the coast: also coastways [kōst′wāz΄] adv.
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Coastwise — Coast wise ( w[imac]z ), Coastways Coast ways , adv. By way of, or along, the coast; following a coastline; as, coastwise winds contributed to the storm. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
coastwise — /kohst wuyz /, adv. 1. along the coast: We sailed coastwise for days before finding a harbor. adj. 2. following the coast. [1685 95; COAST + WISE] * * * … Universalium
coastwise — /ˈkoʊstwaɪz/ (say kohstwuyz) adverb Also, coastways /ˈkoʊstweɪz/ (say kohstwayz). 1. along the coast. –adjective 2. following the coast: coastwise drift … Australian English dictionary
coastwise — Vessels plying coastwise are those engaged in domestic trade, or plying between port and port in the United States … Black's law dictionary
coastwise — adverb or adjective see coast I … New Collegiate Dictionary
coastwise — 1. adjective Toward the coast Syn: coastward 2. adverb Towards the coast Syn: coastwards … Wiktionary
coastwise — adv. via the coast … English contemporary dictionary
coastwise — coast·wise … English syllables
coastwise — coast•wise [[t]ˈkoʊstˌwaɪz[/t]] adv. 1) navig. along the coast 2) navig. following the coast • Etymology: 1685–95 … From formal English to slang
coastwise — adj. & adv. along, following, or connected with the coast … Useful english dictionary