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surfie Line breaks: surfie
Pronunciation: /ˈsəːfi/

Definition of surfie in English:


Australian /NZ informal
A surfing enthusiast, especially a young man.
Example sentences
  • Surfers became surfies in the popular media, and gradually transcended from bronzed gods to teenage threats.
  • They were wearing clothes: things like short kilts, baggy trousers, long shirt-like affairs that hung down past the waist, even things that looked like the baggy shorts surfies favour.
  • When most people think about Australian national identity, the images they remember are overwhelmingly blokey - drovers, surfies, lifesavers, Anzac soldiers.
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