head dip


Definition of head dip

: a surfing feat in which a surfer squats on the board, leans forward, and dips his or her head into the wave

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of head dip

1962, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about head dip

Statistics for head dip

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for head dip

The first known use of head dip was in 1962

See more words from the same year

Comments on head dip

What made you want to look up head dip? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


tired or exhausted

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!