body-surf


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body-surf

vb (intr)
1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) 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
ˈbodyˌsurfer n
ˈbodyˌsurfing n

bod′y-surf`



v.i.
to ride the crest of a wave without a surfboard.
[1940–45]
bod′y-surf`er, n.

body-surf


Past participle: body-surfed
Gerund: body-surfing

Imperative
body-surf
body-surf
Present
I body-surf
you body-surf
he/she/it body-surfs
we body-surf
you body-surf
they body-surf
Preterite
I body-surfed
you body-surfed
he/she/it body-surfed
we body-surfed
you body-surfed
they body-surfed
Present Continuous
I am body-surfing
you are body-surfing
he/she/it is body-surfing
we are body-surfing
you are body-surfing
they are body-surfing
Present Perfect
I have body-surfed
you have body-surfed
he/she/it has body-surfed
we have body-surfed
you have body-surfed
they have body-surfed
Past Continuous
I was body-surfing
you were body-surfing
he/she/it was body-surfing
we were body-surfing
you were body-surfing
they were body-surfing
Past Perfect
I had body-surfed
you had body-surfed
he/she/it had body-surfed
we had body-surfed
you had body-surfed
they had body-surfed
Future
I will body-surf
you will body-surf
he/she/it will body-surf
we will body-surf
you will body-surf
they will body-surf
Future Perfect
I will have body-surfed
you will have body-surfed
he/she/it will have body-surfed
we will have body-surfed
you will have body-surfed
they will have body-surfed
Future Continuous
I will be body-surfing
you will be body-surfing
he/she/it will be body-surfing
we will be body-surfing
you will be body-surfing
they will be body-surfing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been body-surfing
you have been body-surfing
he/she/it has been body-surfing
we have been body-surfing
you have been body-surfing
they have been body-surfing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been body-surfing
you will have been body-surfing
he/she/it will have been body-surfing
we will have been body-surfing
you will have been body-surfing
they will have been body-surfing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been body-surfing
you had been body-surfing
he/she/it had been body-surfing
we had been body-surfing
you had been body-surfing
they had been body-surfing
Conditional
I would body-surf
you would body-surf
he/she/it would body-surf
we would body-surf
you would body-surf
they would body-surf
Past Conditional
I would have body-surfed
you would have body-surfed
he/she/it would have body-surfed
we would have body-surfed
you would have body-surfed
they would have body-surfed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.body-surf - ride the crest of a wave without a surfboard
glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
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