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surfing

[ sur-fing ]
/ ˈsɜr fɪŋ /
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noun

the act or sport of riding the surf, as on a surfboard.

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Also called surfriding.

Origin of surfing

First recorded in 1915–20; surf + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for surfing

surfing
/ (ˈsɜːfɪŋ) /

noun

the sport of riding towards shore on the crest of a wave by standing or lying on a surfboard

Derived forms of surfing

surfer or surfrider, noun
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