gravelly pebbly shingly
beachlike each"like` adj. having an extensive gently sloping area of sand or gravel; -- of a shore or shoreline. Opposite of {cliffy}. [Narrower terms: {gravelly, pebbly, shingly}]

Syn: beachy. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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