- surfer's knot,
- surfing music,
- surfing the web,
Origin of surfing
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of surf
Examples from the Web for surfing
The sport of surfing is a very sexy sport, beautiful people on beautiful beaches in minimal clothing.Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It seems like volunteers for ISIS are surfing for the sublime,” Atran wrote to me on Sunday.ISIS, Hip-Hop Jihadists and the Man Who Killed James Foley|Christopher Dickey|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, he saved up and spent a few years in Latin America, surfing, camping and backpacking.
Surfing on an ocean of media hagiography, Christie seemed unbeatable just when it was time for Democrats to declare themselves.The Wrong Election Takeaways From Christie’s Win, Virginia, and More|Michael Tomasky|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Eastwood talks to Anna Klassen about filming with Brad Pitt, surfing, and his famous dad.Scott Eastwood Is More Than Just Clint’s Smokin’ Hot Son|Anna Klassen|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If surfing the Net is part of the newlyweds' life, there is even less dialogue.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
He taught me diving and surfing until I was nearly as clever as he, and he was cleverer than the average Kanaka.The House of Pride|Jack London
Conditions are ideal for surfing, outrigger canoe paddling and catamaran sailing.
Help paddle an outrigger canoe in through the surf, take a surfing lesson, snorkel, swim or sun.
He got to the crest of one wave and rode it in, surfing over a razorback reef.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
- computing(on the internet) to move freely from website to website (esp in the phrase surf the net)
- to move freely between (TV channels or radio stations)
- informalto be carried on top of somethingthat guy's surfing the audience
- (in combination)trainsurfing
Word Origin for surf
1955, verbal noun from surf (v.).
1680s, probably from earlier suffe (1590s), of uncertain origin. Originally used in reference to the coast of India, hence perhaps of Indic origin. Or perhaps a phonetic respelling of sough, which meant "a rushing sound."