bodyboard

noun
body·board | \ ˈbä-dē-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of bodyboard 

: a short surfboard on which the rider lies prone

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Other words from bodyboard

bodyboard intransitive verb
bodyboarder noun

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The event also featured longboard, bodyboard and paddleboard divisions. Bryce Alderton, Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, "Surfers hit the waves in Laguna Beach's Brooks Street Surfing Classic," 9 Oct. 2017 Eric Christopher Bechler said Pegye was driving a power boat that was pulling him on a bodyboard when a wave sent him tumbling underwater. Nicole Santa Cruz, latimes.com, "How do you prosecute a murder without a body? California has been doing it for more than a century," 10 July 2017 Years back, Musante rented surf and bodyboards to vacationers at Sleepy Hollow Beach in Laguna. Erika I. Ritchie, Orange County Register, "These homeless at Doheny State Beach have surf and sand, but then nighttime comes," 13 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of bodyboard

1979, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bodyboard was in 1979

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