Definition of beachcomber in English:
1A vagrant who makes a living by searching beaches for articles of value and selling them.
- The beachcombers were able to gather and hide a rich harvest before the local magistrate learned of the Spanish wrecks and claimed the treasure in the Queen's name.
- No vehicles on beaches means the area is protected from fishermen, beachcombers and hunter/gatherers alike.
- The only people you see are beachcombers and dog-walkers in their flapping macs
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