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surf

 (sûrf)
n.
The waves of the sea as they break upon a shore or reef.
v. surfed, surf·ing, surfs
v.intr.
1. To engage in surfing.
2. Informal To look at a variety of things casually, especially while browsing the internet or television channels.
v.tr.
1.
a. To ride on or along (a wave) on a surfboard.
b. To engage in surfing at: had never surfed Malibu Beach.
2. Informal To browse (the internet or television channels, for example).

[Origin unknown.]

surf′er n.
surf′y adj.

surfy

(ˈsɜːfɪ)
adj, -fier or -fiest
resembling surf

surf•y

(ˈsɜr fi)

adj. surf•i•er, surf•i•est.
abounding with, forming, or like surf.
[1805–15]
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