Share this entry

Share this page

boogie board

Syllabification: boog·ie board

Definition of boogie board in English:

noun

A short light type of surfboard ridden in a prone position.
Example sentences
  • It's like an inflatable boogie board that you ride down ski slopes instead of on waves.
  • My daughter is starting to pick up bodysurfing and spends a fair amount of time on her boogie board.
  • Also, try surfing with a boogie board, a small foam pad you lay on to ride a wave, available to borrow at most hotels.

Derivatives

boogie boarder

1
noun
Example sentences
  • For both snowboarding and skateboarding, kids should wear helmets, and surfers and boogie-boarders should be accompanied by an adult.
  • The beach is a popular place for learner surfers and boogie-boarders and is safe for swimming.
  • It was a clear morning, with a surfer and one boogie-boarder catching the waves.

Definition of boogie board in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day vicarious
Pronunciation: vəˈkerēəs
adjective
experienced in the imagination through another person's feelings…