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body-surf

[bod-ee-surf] /ˈbɒd iˌsɜrf/
verb (used without object)
1.
to ride a cresting wave toward the shore by lying face down in the water with the arms stretched forward in the direction of the wave.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Related forms
body-surfer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bodysurfer

body-surf

verb (intransitive)
1.
to ride a wave by lying on it without a surfboard
2.
(informal) to fling oneself prone onto a crowd of people, for example on a dance floor or at a rock concert, and move or be carried over their heads
Derived Forms
bodysurfer, noun
bodysurfing, noun
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