boogie board


Definition of boogie board

: bodyboard What is a boogie board? It is a poor man's surfboard, used for body surfing.— Murray Chass

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People riding boogie boards or surfboards are advised to swirl their toes through the shallows before stepping down. Peter Rowe, San Diego Union-Tribune, "The sting: how to avoid being a victim of stingrays," 3 July 2019 Benjamin said in the event that someone may be struggling in the water, improvised flotation devices such as footballs, cooler lids, surfboards and boogie boards can be thrown out to assist. Hannah Reed, Post-Tribune, "Drowning doesn't look like drowning, says water safety advocate," 4 June 2019 Near the entrance to the beach there’s a bar and café called Rum Bum Beach Bar that also offers beach rentals—umbrellas, chaises, snorkeling gear, boogie boards—as well as, of course, rum swizzles and dark ’n stormies, Bermuda’s two primary exports. Katherine Cusumano, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Beaches in Bermuda," 29 May 2019 What to do in this paradise, between languid walks to the beach (where boogie boards await)? Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "Why India’s Andaman Islands Could Be the New Maldives," 4 Jan. 2019 There are baseball gloves, snorkels and boogie boards; there are sand shovels, Frisbees and a tennis racket or four. Jason Gay, WSJ, "A Fish-Crazy Boy and a Clueless Dad Find a Family Legacy," 5 July 2018 Ready your BBQs, break out your star spangled flip flops, and dust off your boogie boards, folks., "Ring In The Fourth Of July With These Incredible Tech Sales," 2 July 2018 The small market area accommodates a grocery and hardware, and little businesses that provide everything from boogie boards to fishing tackle, jewelry to facials. Alison Humes, WSJ, "Summer Getaways That You Don’t Need To Sweat Over," 28 June 2018 Bring your boogie boards and thick towels to Nantasket Beach in Hull (212 Nantasket Ave.). Lauren Daley,, "How to do summer in Boston like a local," 15 June 2018

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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