1.(Naut.) A vagrant seaman, usually of low character, who loiters about seaports, particularly on the shores and islands of the Pacific Ocean.
I was fortunate enough, however, to forgather with a Scotchman who was a beach-comber.
- F. T. Bullen.
2.a vagrant living on a beach.
3.a person who searches along a beach for objects of value, such as lost objects or seashells.
Noun1.beachcomberbeachcomber - a vagrant living on a beach
Arab, Bowery bum, beach bum, beggar, beggarly fellow, blighter, bo, budmash, bum, bummer, caitiff, derelict, devil, dogie, drifter, drunkard, gamin, gamine, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, guttersnipe, hobo, homeless waif, human wreck, idler, landloper, lazzarone, loafer, losel, lowlife, mauvais sujet, mean wretch, mucker, mudlark, no-good, pauvre diable, piker, pilgarlic, poor creature, poor devil, ragamuffin, ragman, ragpicker, rounder, sad case, sad sack, ski bum, skid-row bum, stiff, stray, street Arab, street urchin, sundowner, surf bum, swagman, swagsman, tatterdemalion, tennis bum, tramp, truant, turnpiker, urchin, vag, vagabond, vagrant, vaurien, waif, waifs and strays, wastrel, worthless fellow, wretch
beach goldenrod
beach grass
beach heather
beach house
beach morning glory
beach pancake
beach pea
beach plum
beach plum bush
Beach robin
beach sand verbena
beach strawberry
beach towel
beach waggon
beach wagon
beach wormwood
-- beachcomber --
beacon fire
Beacon Hill
beacon light
Bead and butt
bead and quirk
bead fern
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