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

Definition of windsurfing

: the sport or activity of riding a sailboard

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 Nightly entertainment, tennis, kayaks, canoes, windsurfing, sailing, and a diving demonstration at the pool are included, along with hotel taxes, gratuities, and resort fees. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 6 Feb. 2022 China won its 20th gold medal as Lu Yunxiu edged Charlie Picon of France in women’s windsurfing., 31 July 2021 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, 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, 19 Feb. 2020 There are a number of activities to choose from, including windsurfing and sunrise yoga. Michelle Gross, Travel + Leisure, 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, 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, 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, 22 Jan. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of windsurfing

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Windsurfing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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