windsurfing

noun
wind·​surf·​ing | \ ˈwin(d)-ˌsər-fiŋ How to pronounce windsurfing (audio) \

Definition of windsurfing

: the sport or activity of riding a sailboard

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Other Words from windsurfing

windsurf \ ˈwin(d)-​ˌsərf How to pronounce windsurfing (audio) \ intransitive verb
windsurfer noun

Examples of windsurfing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One side is referred to as Baby Beach, where the water is very shallow and sheltered, and the other is popular for surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing, and boogie boarding. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "25 Best Beaches in the U.S.," 20 May 2020 The Dodecanese Islands, for the beaches Hippocrates was born on the island of Kos, which is known for its history, beaches and windsurfing. Caterina Hrysomallis, New York Times, "Greece Has 227 Islands. Here’s How to Choose.," 19 Feb. 2020 There are a number of activities to choose from, including windsurfing and sunrise yoga. Michelle Gross, Travel + Leisure, "56 Wonderful Places to Honeymoon Right Now," 24 June 2016 Hadicurari Beach is the best spot to find windsurfing and kite-surfing options; Aruba Active Vacations offers a two-hour package for beginners for $60. Shannon Sims, New York Times, "36 Hours in Aruba," 12 Mar. 2020 Consumer score: 88% gave it 4 stars or higher A waterproof sock with a grippy sole for boating, windsurfing, or SUPing. Janna Irons, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Water Shoes for Beach Days, Wet Hikes, and Just Jumping in Puddles," 26 Mar. 2020 My sailing instructor, Ivan Pastor, of Sailing Du Lac, the lakeside windsurfing and sailing school at the Hotel Du Lac et Du Parc, mans the rudder. National Geographic, "https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/europe/italy/find-epic-action-in-northern-italy.html," 22 Jan. 2020 Sal and Boa Vista, the easternmost islands, are more popular for travelers thanks to their golden beaches and the winds that make them the ideal spots for windsurfing. Valerie Marino, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Islands in the World: 2019 Readers' Choice Awards," 7 Oct. 2019 By the early nineties, Montague had perfected his more powerful windsurfing sails. James Somers, The New Yorker, "How Hackers Won the Water," 13 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of windsurfing

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of windsurfing was in 1969

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Cite this Entry

“Windsurfing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/windsurfing. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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