[ chan-l-surf ]

verb (used without object)
  1. to change from one channel on a television set to another with great or unusual frequency, especially by using a remote control.

Origin of channel-surf

An Americanism dating back to 1985–90

Other words from channel-surf

  • channel surfer, noun

Words Nearby channel-surf Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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