Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
thebighenry commented on the word surf the web
Yes, if one is a bot.
June 3, 2008
rolig commented on the word surf the web
It's a clear case of mixed metaphors: one surfs oceans, not webs. What does one do with webs? Crawl them?
frindley commented on the word surf the web
My guess is it comes from channel surfing. Is this dumb for the same instinctive reasons (the terminology, that is, the act isn't under discussion)? Or is it only net surfing that is bothersome?
April 18, 2008
thtownse commented on the word surf the web
I just think the use of the term 'surf' when speaking about the internet is dumb. Don't know why, it just is.
Wordnik is fiscally sponsored by Planetwork NGO, Inc,a California 501(c) (3) non-profit educational organization, EIN #94-3366969.