American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The waves of the sea as they break upon a shore or reef.
- v. To engage in surfing.
- v. Informal To look at a variety of things casually, especially while browsing the Internet or television channels.
- v. To ride on or along (a wave) on a surfboard.
- v. To engage in surfing at: had never surfed Malibu Beach.
- v. Informal To browse (the Internet or television channels, for example).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The swell of the sea which breaks upon the shore, or upon banks or rocks.
- n. Synonyms See wave.
- n. The bottom or conduit of a drain.
- n. Waves that break on an ocean shoreline.
- n. UK, dialect The bottom of a drain.
- v. To ride a wave, usually on a surfboard.
- v. To browse the Internet.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The swell of the sea which breaks upon the shore, esp. upon a sloping beach.
- n. Prov. Eng. The bottom of a drain.
- v. ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
- v. look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular
- n. waves breaking on the shore
- v. switch channels, on television
- Maybe suffe, of uncertain origin. (Wiktionary)
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The mangoes are plentiful, the surf is awesome and you don't have to turn on the hotwater heater.”
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“These two continued like this for the rest of the episode and it all seemed like a lot of immature disses in surf speak.”
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