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[surf-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈsɜrfˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
a long, narrow board on which a person stands or lies prone in surfboarding.
verb (used without object)
to ride a surfboard.
Origin of surfboard
1820-30; surf + board Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for surfboard
  • It's unclear what happened, but a surfer was lying on a surfboard and got bit.
  • If you want to paint a surfboard silver and carry it around, feel free, but those things aren't cheap.
  • And when the clouds clear, you've got a different problem-thirty-knot headwinds that turn your surfboard into a sail.
  • Ranching is the big moneymaker here, lending a singular saddle-meets-surfboard vibe to town.
  • Ranching is the big moneymaker here, lending a singular saddle-meets-surfboard vibe.
  • Try tourism or the town's growing surfboard shaping industry.
  • Swimming, waterskiing and surfing are popular here, with ski and surfboard rentals available.
  • As its name suggests, riders stand upright on a large surfboard-style board, propelling themselves across the water with an oar.
  • The essential gear for a kite surfer includes a surfboard or kite board, kite and lines.
  • Every beachwear company, every surfboard company, every accessories company wants its surfers photographed there.
British Dictionary definitions for surfboard


a long narrow board used in surfing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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