[surf-bawr-ding, -bohr-]


a sport in which a person stands or lies prone on a surfboard and rides the crest of a breaking wave toward the shore; surfing.

Origin of surfboarding

Related formssurf·board·er, noun


[surf-bawrd, -bohrd]


a long, narrow board on which a person stands or lies prone in surfboarding.

verb (used without object)

to ride a surfboard.

Origin of surfboard

First recorded in 1820–30; surf + board Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a long narrow board used in surfing
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