windsurfing

[ wind-sur-fing ]

noun
  1. 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

1
First recorded in 1965–70; wind1 + surf + -ing1
  • Also called sailboarding, wind·sail·ing [wind-sey-ling] /ˈwɪndˌseɪ lɪŋ/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for windsurfing

windsurfing

/ (ˈwɪndˌsɜːfɪŋ) /


noun
  1. the sport of sailing standing up on a sailboard that is equipped with a mast, sail, and wishbone boom: Also called: boardsailing, sailboarding

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