Definition of shoreward in US English:

shoreward

adjective

  • Directed or moving toward the shore of a sea, lake, or other large body of water.

    ‘the shoreward migration of fish’

adverb

  • Toward the shore of a sea, lake, or other large body of water.

    ‘the boats turned shoreward’
    ‘some men were looking shorewards’

Pronunciation

shoreward

/ˈʃɔrwərd//ˈSHôrwərd/