Definition of go-ashore in English:

go-ashore

adjective

Nautical
informal
  • Intended for use ashore; especially designating clothes or articles intended to be worn or used by sailors when ashore (and typically being smarter or of superior quality than those worn or used while at sea).

noun

Nautical
informal
  • In plural Clothes intended to be worn when ashore.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Critic. From go + ashore.

Pronunciation

go-ashore

/ˈɡəʊəˌʃɔː/