surfer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One who engages in the sport of surfing. Also called surfboarder.
- Informal One who casually looks at something offering numerous options, especially the Internet or television.
Variant of surf
- the waves or swell of the sea breaking on the shore or a reef
- the foam or spray caused by this
Origin: earlier suffe, probably variant, variety of sough
to engage in the sport of surfing
Informal to browse or sample a succession of (TV channels, computer files, etc.) on (a TV, computer network, etc.)
- surfer noun