Definition of onshore adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɒnʃɔː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːnʃɔːr//
    , NAmE//ˈɔːnʃɔːr//
    Travelling by boat or ship
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  1. 1on the land rather than at sea The wind will drive the boat onshore. See related entries: Travelling by boat or ship
  2. 2if the wind is blowing onshore, it is blowing from the sea towards the land
  3. compare offshore

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