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beach hut

n. (context UK Australia English) A small, single-room building above high-water mark on a beach that is used for changing into swimming clothes, for recreation, or for temporary storage.

Beach hut

A beach hut (also known as a beach cabin or bathing box) is a small, usually wooden and often brightly coloured, box above the high tide mark on popular bathing beaches. They are generally used as a shelter from the sun or wind, changing into and out of swimming costumes and for the safe storing of some personal belongings. Some beach huts incorporate simple facilities for preparing food and hot drinks by either bottled gas or occasionally mains electricity.

Usage examples of "beach hut".

He dumped it in the corner of the derelict beach hut a mile and a half north of their landing place.

Surf's Up's meeting hall was a 1960s Hollywood set decorator's fantasy of a South Seas beach hut, built of thornwood and foamed plastic struts.

The beach hut was a Robinson Crusoe affair of plaited bamboo and screwpine with a palm thatch whose wide eaves threw black shadows.