[ee-goh-surf eg-o‐]
verb (used without object)
Informal. to search the Internet to find references to one's name or one's personal information. Also, egosurf, ego surf.

1995–2000 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  egosurfing
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  conducting a search of the Internet for references to one's name or works in order to gratify one's ego
Example:  Bored, he went ego-surfing.
Etymology:  1999; ego + surf
Usage:  informal, computing's 21st Century Lexicon
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egosurfing definition

Scanning the World-Wide Web, databases, print media or research papers looking for the mention of your name.

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