windsurfing

[ wind-sur-fing ]
/ ˈwɪndˌsɜr fɪŋ /

noun

a form of sailing in which a flexible sail, free to move in any direction, is mounted on a surfboard and the craft guided by the standing rider.

Origin of windsurfing

First recorded in 1965–70; wind1 + surf + -ing1
Also called sailboarding, wind·sail·ing [wind-sey-ling] /ˈwɪndˌseɪ lɪŋ/.

Definition for windsurfing (2 of 2)

windsurf
[ wind-surf ]
/ ˈwɪndˌsɜrf /

verb (used without object)

to engage in windsurfing.

Origin of windsurf

First recorded in 1965–70; wind1 + surf

OTHER WORDS FROM windsurf

wind·surf·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for windsurfing (1 of 2)

windsurfing
/ (ˈwɪndˌsɜːfɪŋ) /

noun

the sport of sailing standing up on a sailboard that is equipped with a mast, sail, and wishbone boomAlso called: boardsailing, sailboarding

British Dictionary definitions for windsurfing (2 of 2)

windsurf
/ (ˈwɪndˌsɜːf) /

verb

(intr) to take part in the sport of windsurfing

Derived forms of windsurf

windsurfer, noun
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