surfman

noun
surf·​man | \ ˈsərf-mən How to pronounce surfman (audio) \

Definition of surfman

: one who is skilled in handling a boat in surf

Examples of surfman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An alert from a Coast Guard surfman foiled their plot, and they were later executed in Washington. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 2 June 2022 The old surfmen’s lockers are still here, awaiting a coat of lacquer to further preserve them. Thomas Farragher, BostonGlobe.com, 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of surfman

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of surfman was in 1879

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Last Updated

15 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Surfman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surfman. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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