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verb surf pronunciation in British English /sɜː(r)f/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesurfing
past tensesurfed
past participlesurfed
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to ride on waves in the sea on a surf board
    go surfing:

    Do you want to go surfing tomorrow?

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to look at various places one after another on the Internet or on television

    She spends hours every day just surfing the Net.



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