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addaword.gifdefinition of boof

verb
a white water kayaking move which involves pulling the bow of the boat up when going over a drop or through a stopper to keep the boat more horizontal and retain forward momentum. It is an onomatopoeic word, 'boof' being the sound a kayak makes when it lands flat on the water.
You have to boof that drop to keep your speed for the rest of the rapid.
Submitted by: Matt from United Kingdom on 08/01/2014 11:00:00
Definition of boof from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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