[ kouch-surf ]

verb (used without object)
  1. to stay overnight in someone’s else’s home while traveling: He couch-surfed at the houses of strangers and friends.

verb (used with object)
  1. travel through (a place) or make (one’s way) by staying overnight in other people’s homes: She spent a year couch-surfing the country.

Origin of couch-surf

First recorded in 2000–05; couch + surf
  • Also couch-hop [kouch-hop] /ˈkaʊtʃˌhɒp/ .

Other words from couch-surf

  • couch surfer, noun

Words Nearby couch-surf Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023