longboard

noun long·board \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of longboard

plural longboards
1 : a long surfboard
  • And then, about half a dozen years ago, I noticed the pendulum swinging back the other way. I began to see longboards again, and more and more women in the water.
  • —Jeff SpurrierAtlanticApril 2002
2 : a long skateboard typically with larger wheels than a standard skateboard
  • Amanda Rosen was having an utterly awesome day taking a longboard down a winding stretch of Washington state road …
  • —Andy CampbellHuffington Post18 Dec. 2013

longboarder

play \ˈlȯŋ-ˌbȯr-dər\ noun, plural longboarders
    • The warm waters of the western Nayarit Coast and a strong right break in summer make Sayulita ideal for young longboarders
    • —Kimberly Brown SeelyNational Geographic AdventureMay 2007

longboarding

play \ˈlȯŋ-ˌbȯr-diŋ\ noun
    • The revival of longboarding over the past decade has also added to surfing's pull. Boards over nine feet—compared with the usual seven—float better and are more stable for beginners.
    • —Debra KleinNewsweek10 June 2002

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First Known Use of longboard

1970


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