Definition of surfing
: the sport of riding the surf especially on a surfboard
Examples of surfing in a Sentence
Her hobbies include diving and surfing.
Recent Examples of surfing from the Web
The bigger-than-life figure, who sported an eye patch after a surfing accident in 1971, died of natural causes Friday while surrounded by family in his longtime oceanfront home, his family said in a statement.
Jack O'Neill, a Northern California surfing icon who invented the wetsuit, ultimately propelling the sport into a worldwide phenomenon, has died aged 94.
A California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit has died.
The median cost of an experience is $200 to $500 per person, and options span categories such as art, music, surfing, skating, food, fitness and fashion.
But his publishing obligations were becoming excessively consuming, and he was confronted by restrictions on his favorite surfing spot.
The trio portrayed every rebel’s fantasy in their music video—lighting stuff on fire, joyriding, crowd surfing, and trashing a hotel room.
California Surf Museum Spend the afternoon soaking up good vibrations and taking in surfing’s history and culture at this repository of all things surf.
Determined to convince America that waiting for TV to load is good, WebTV has eschewed its own third-wave advertising models for an old-fashioned television spot that shows a young couple surfing for dirt on a corrupt politician.
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First Known Use of surfing
SURFING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of surfing for English Language Learners
: the activity or sport of riding ocean waves on a special board (called a surfboard)
: the activity of looking for information or interesting things on the Internet
SURFING Defined for Kids
Definition of surfing for Students
: the sport of riding waves toward the shore usually while standing on a surfboard
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