follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

coastward

[kohst-werd] /ˈkoʊst wərd/
adverb
1.
Also, coastwards. toward the coast:
We left the sinking ship in lifeboats and rowed coastward.
adjective
2.
directed toward the coast:
a coastward migration.
Origin of coastward
1850-1855
1850-55; coast + -ward
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for coastward
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for coastward

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for coastward

0
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for coastward