Definition of surfing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɜːfɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrfɪŋ//
    [uncountable] Water sports, Watching TV, Using the Internet
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  1. 1 the sport of riding on waves while standing on a narrow board called a surfboard to go surfing Culture Surfing is very popular in the US, especially in Hawaii and California and also in the UK, in Cornwall. The culture which often surrounds surfing includes a relaxed, informal style of dress and a relaxed, outdoor lifestyle. See related entries: Water sports
  2. 2the activity of looking at different things on the Internet in order to find something interesting, or of changing between TV channels in order to find an interesting programme See related entries: Watching TV, Using the Internet
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: surfing