wind·​surf·​ing ˈwin(d)-ˌsər-fiŋ How to pronounce windsurfing (audio)
: the sport or activity of riding a sailboard
windsurf intransitive verb
windsurfer noun

Examples of windsurfing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Submerged in all of this history is a very active community that offers sports fishing, windsurfing, and horseback riding. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 27 Nov. 2023 Naturally, there’s incredible snorkelling, diving, sailing and windsurfing, befitting the clear flat water, but the Australian watersports company, Tropicsurf, has newly partnered with Gili to offer tuition to those wanting to surf. Tom Weijand, Robb Report, 9 Nov. 2023 Located in Antrim County, popular activities include ski boats, jet skis, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, paddle boarding and fishing, according to TouristSecrets. Mika Travis, Detroit Free Press, 25 July 2023 Foiling technology is rewriting the entire future of sailing, from Olympic windsurfing to the America’s Cup. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 16 July 2023 Here, thrill seekers enjoy the excellent windsurfing, kitesurfing, and sand-surfing available up and down the coastline. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 17 May 2023 Water activities include kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving, and boat trips to nearby deserted islands where pirates’ treasure is said to be buried. Katie Lockhart, Robb Report, 24 Apr. 2023 Expect supreme kite and windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking, and even a brand-new Wildflower Festival in May. Chelsee Lowe, Travel + Leisure, 23 Apr. 2023 Tennis, soccer, windsurfing, catamarans, sailing, and stand-up paddle boards tempt teens. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 7 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of windsurfing was in 1969

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“Windsurfing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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