bellyboard

[ bel-ee-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈbɛl iˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a small surfboard, usually 3–4 feet (0.9–1.2 meters) long, for riding waves on one's belly, sometimes used in conjunction with swim fins.

Nearby words

  1. belly-land,
  2. belly-slam,
  3. belly-wash,
  4. bellyache,
  5. bellyband,
  6. bellybutton,
  7. bellybutton surgery,
  8. bellyful,
  9. belmondo,
  10. belmont

Origin of bellyboard

First recorded in 1960–65; belly + board

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