beachcomber

beachcomber
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1. человек, живущий тем, что собирает всевозможные предметы, оставленные на пляже или выброшенные на него океаном 2. обитатель океанского побережья, перебивающийся случайной работой 3. пренебр. лицо без определённых занятий

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Beachcomber — or Beachcombers (which redirects here) may refer to: * One who practices beachcombing, the act of scavenging along beaches or in wharf areas. * Beachcomber, Victoria, a town in Australia. * Beachcomber (Pen name), a pen name (or nom de plume) for …   Wikipedia

  • Beachcomber (22 ft) — Beachcomber is a round bilge Glass reinforced plastic (GRP) keelboat designed and built in New Zealand around 1980. The designer of the Beachcomber was R Hart (of Hart Bros) Whangaparoa, New Zealand. Designer is said to have drowned off east end… …   Wikipedia

  • beachcomber — eachcomber [Written also {beach comber} or {beach comber}.] (Naut.) 1. A vagrant seaman, usually of low character, who loiters about seaports, particularly on the shores and islands of the Pacific Ocean. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] I was fortunate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beachcomber — ► NOUN 1) a person who searches beaches for articles of value. 2) a long wave rolling in from the sea …   English terms dictionary

  • beachcomber — [bēch′kōm΄ər] n. 1. COMBER (sense 2) 2. a man who loafs on beaches or wharves, esp. on a South Sea island, living on what he can beg or find 3. a person who spends time on a beach looking for lost or discarded items, natural specimens, etc. that… …   English World dictionary

  • beachcomber — UK [ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊmə(r)] / US [ˈbɪtʃˌkoʊmər] noun [countable] Word forms beachcomber : singular beachcomber plural beachcombers someone who searches a beach looking for shells and valuable or interesting things …   English dictionary

  • beachcomber — [[t]bi͟ːtʃkoʊmə(r)[/t]] beachcombers also beach comber N COUNT A beachcomber is someone who spends their time wandering along beaches looking for things they can use …   English dictionary

  • beachcomber — noun Date: 1840 1. a white man living as a drifter or loafer especially on the islands of the South Pacific 2. a person who searches along a shore (as for salable refuse or for seashells) • beachcomb verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Beachcomber — Les beachcombers ou batteurs de grève [1](littéralement « ratisseurs de plage ») est une figure classique des découvertes européennes dans le Pacifique, notamment au XIXe siècle où elle représente l aventurier qui cherche à faire… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • beachcomber — /beech koh meuhr/, n. 1. a person who lives by gathering salable articles of jetsam, refuse, etc., from beaches. 2. a vagrant who lives on the seashore, esp. a nonnative person living in such a way on a South Pacific island. 3. a long wave… …   Universalium

  • Beachcomber — noun A nom de plume used by a series of surrealist humorous columnist in the Daily Express newspaper …   Wiktionary

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