noun Date: circa 1826 a long narrow buoyant board (as of lightweight wood or fiberglass-covered foam) used in the sport of surfing • surfboarder nounsurfboarding noun

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  • surfboard — ► NOUN ▪ a long, narrow board used in surfing …   English terms dictionary

  • surfboard — [sʉrf′bôrd΄] n. a long, narrow board used in the sport of surfing vi. to engage in this sport surfboarder n. surfboarding n …   English World dictionary

  • Surfboard — For other meanings see Surfboard (disambiguation). A stack of boards in Waikiki during a surf competition …   Wikipedia

  • Surfboard — Surf|board 〈[sœ:fbɔ:d] n. 15〉 = Surfbrett * * * Surf|board [ sə:f… ], das; s, s [engl. surfboard, zu: to surf ↑ (surfen) u. board = Brett]: Surfbrett. * * * Surfboard   [ səːfbɔːd; zu englisch surf »Brandung« un …   Universal-Lexikon

  • surfboard — UK [ˈsɜː(r)fˌbɔː(r)d] / US [ˈsɜrfˌbɔrd] noun [countable] Word forms surfboard : singular surfboard plural surfboards a long narrow board that you stand or lie on to ride waves …   English dictionary

  • surfboard —   Papa he e nalu.     Of special kinds, the most common were olo (of wiliwili wood, as long as 5.5 m, for chiefs) and alaia (of koa or breadfruit wood).   Other names: kīko o, kīoe, omo, onini, ōwili, paha, pu ua.     To ride a surfboard, he e… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • surfboard — /serrf bawrd , bohrd /, n. 1. a long, narrow board on which a person stands or lies prone in surfboarding. v.i. 2. to ride a surfboard. [1820 30; SURF + BOARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • surfboard — 1. noun A shaped waterproof plank, usually made of wood or foam and reinforced plastic, used to surf on waves. See Also: funboard, longboard, shortboard, surf, surfer, surfing 2. verb …   Wiktionary

  • Surfboard — Surf|board [ sə:fbɔ:d] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. surfboard zu surf »Brandung« u. board »Brett«> svw. ↑Surfbrett …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • surfboard — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)fbɔː(r)d[/t]] surfboards N COUNT A surfboard is a long narrow board that is used for surfing …   English dictionary

  • surfboard — surf•board [[t]ˈsɜrfˌbɔrd, ˌboʊrd[/t]] n. 1) spo a long, narrow board on which a person stands and rides the crest of a breaking wave toward the shore in surfing 2) to ride a surfboard • Etymology: 1820–30 surf′board er, n …   From formal English to slang

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