Definition of beach towel in US English:

beach towel


  • A large towel suitable for lying on while sunbathing.

    ‘by the waterfront, a woman lays out a beach towel to soak up some rays’
    • ‘Plan on bringing your own sleeping bags and pillows, bath and beach towels, and food.’
    • ‘Nearer the water are tiny umbrellas and beach towels.’
    • ‘Three boys strip down to their swimsuits and throw their clothes on their beach towels before running down the beach.’
    • ‘For an increasing number of us, travel is more than simply reaching a chosen destination and spreading out a beach towel.’
    • ‘AJ loaded a cooler, and some beach towels, and then the three were on their way.’
    • ‘I threw on a t-shirt over my swimsuit, grabbed my beach towel, and headed over to the living room.’
    • ‘Hundreds of people were camped out on their folding chairs and beach towels in front of the stage.’
    • ‘She lay back down on her beach towel.’
    • ‘Shower gifts might include scuba lessons, snorkeling equipment, his and hers beach towels, or a gift certificate for a couples massage at their honeymoon resort.’
    • ‘Fashion-conscious individuals should go for the simple plain colored beach towel.’