The Complete Surf Slang Dictionary

accesory man-A guy who always has all the unnecessary accesories like a visor, webbed gloves, multicolored longsleeve rashguards (under suit), reef walkers, and more-depending on the day.
Example: “Look at accesory man today. He’s got everything but the kitchen sink. Oh wait, that’s airbrushed on the bottom of his egg.

Airplane wings-Big ugly longboards, logs, hodads, or wingnuts.
Example: “Oh, my god. That hair farmer almost killed me with his airplane wing.

all timer’s disease: When someone says it’s “all time all the time.
Example: “You must have all timer’s disease, because Shitpeak was shitty today.

anamilistical-A fierce animal-style turn.
Example: “Yo, Tom, you got aninamlistical on that last hack.

ankle band-When you doodie in your suit and it slimes its way down to the ankle of your wetsuit, forming an ankle band of poop.
Example: “I had to crap so bad out there, but I didn’t want to risk an ankle band.

arfart-When two people fart simultaneously.
Example: “Oh, my god. Did you hear that? We both farted at the same time! That was such an awesome arfart.

baby photo: Another term for male organ shrinkage after a cold water sesh.
Example: “Dude! Check me out! Full-on baby photo.

baby ramp out-A small air.
Example: “That guy had so much speed, I was expecting something big and all he did was a baby ramp out.

balancing on the log-Trying to paddle on a surfboard while fully, uh, stimulated (males only).
Example: “I couldn’t paddle that fast ’cause I was balancing on the log, if you know what I mean.

ballsatic-Describes a super awesome trick.
Example: “That 360 air Greg just did was so ballsatic, I’m freaking.

bammerwee-When something is just okay, not all that good.
Example: “I heard the stuff he has is just bammerwee, but we should get some anyway.

barfish-A lame turn or air.
Example: “I just did such a barfish cutback on that last one, shit on me.

bat wing-When you come in from surfing, and your sticky testes cling to your leg like a bat’s wing.
Example: “I need to peel this bat wing off before I put my pants on.

beach blanket bimbo: A girl who sluts around the beach.
Example: “Check out that beach blanket bimbo, she’s so damn trashy.

beach pebble: When you spit in the sand, and then pick up the little sand ball that forms.
Example: “Blair just spit on the ground and threw a beach pebble at my face.

beach whistle-A plastic tampon inserter that’s washed up on the beach.
Example: “Making a sandcastle is more fun if you decorate it with beach whistles.

Beauchenism: The art of being a big out-of-control teddy bear.
Example: “I could tell you mastered the art of Beauchenism by the way you dove head-first into that bush.

beef jerky-Another term for reef rash.
Example: “Dude-bro, I got full beef jerky from hitting that reef, bro- brah.

Beetlejuice-A style that’s busted.
Example: “Yo, Josh! What up with that Beetlejuice backhand bottom turn?

bilge-The gunk that comes out of your booties.
Example: “Dude, I’ll give you twenty bucks if you drink this bilge.

binger-Getting run over by a boogie boarder.
Example: “Man that kid just gave me a binger with his Mach 7-7.

bit-Another way to say that someone’s bitter.
Example: “Whoa.Cheer up, bro. You’re looking pretty bit.

bitter boarder: A tough-guy body boarder who hates surfers.
Example: “Off The Wall was full of bitter boarders all winter.

Boner Lock: When you’re hugging a girl at the beach and you get a boner, so you have to just keep hugging her until it goes away.
Example: “Uh oh, honey. Keep hugging me. We have to do a bon lock. Let me just think about boxing for a minute.

brainerd-A really smart but antisocial, phobic person.
Example: “Wow! I can’t believe Josh got his brother to come to the party. He’s such a brainerd.

brecky-Classic slang for after-surf breakfast.
Example: “Let’s go in and get a Pipe’s egg burrito for brecky.

burp an’ cream-When you surf right after you eat, and some of your food comes up with a burp.
Example: “Ew, my Pipe’s burrito just came back up in that burp an’ cream.

burp-ums-When you’re surfing and you burp up some cream.
Example: “Man after that big breakfast I got the burp-ums bad.

Burt Bacharach-(courtesy of Damien Hobgood) when someone stinks up a room or a car.
Example: “Oh my goodness, who farted? It’s Burt Bacharach in here.

chaka-kahning-When someone is ripping super hard.
Example: “Oh snap! Joel was chaka-kahning it yesterday.

cheah-Another way of saying the word “yeah.
Example: “Did you surf today? Cheah, of course.

cheese grater-When your back foot slips off and scrapes across your leash plug.
Example: “Ow! My foot slipped and I got a crazy cheese grater.

chi-chi-When you go up to do a big ol’ snap and your feet slip out halfway through the turn.
Example: “Dude, I went up to do a big ol’ snap, but instead just did a full chi-chi.

chimer-Someone who’s always interrupting private conversations.

claw hands-When your hands are too cold to open or close anything.
Example: “Man, it’s cold. My claw hands can’t even open my car door.

cliffhanger-When out surfing, you have a long, stringy booger hanging out of your nose, usually undetected until someone tells you about it.
Example: “Hey bro, wipe your nose. You have a gnarly cliffhanger.

clipped-Getting hit in the head by the lip.
Example: “Oh, man. Jerry just got so clipped on that last one.

coffee bomb-Sitting out in the water after a large cup of coffee and feeling the turd bird calling.
Example: “Oh no, I got a serious coffee bomb getting ready to drop.

coffee brick: The feeling in your stomach when you drink three cups of coffee then paddle out.
Example: “Oh bro, I got such the coffee brick right now.

contra-gear-The product some surfers get specifically to trade in for weed.
Example: “Yo Sampson, I got some Contra-gear for you.

conversangle-When photographers set up so they can talk to each other, not for the angle.
Example: “Those guys at Rocky Point don’t care about art, they just set up for the conversangle.

corpo card-A company credit card usually used for status.
Example: “Bust out the corpo card, Mihaly. Let’s get some drinks.

creedle into some sectors-Hang out with hot girls.
Example: “Hey Matt, let’s get the crew together tonight to creedle into some sectors.

creepy creedle mission-Lining up some girls.
Example: “I don’t think I’m going to surf early tomorrow. It’s all about the creepy creedle mission tonight!

crotch jockey-Someone who’s always riding on your nuts trying to get gear or status for free.
Example: “Yo crotch jockey, back up off my nut. I ain’t got any gear or love for yo’ ass.

Darreled-When a surfer loses control of his surfboard and hits the water photographer in the head.
Example: “All I know is Darrel went for the radical slash, I took the sequence, and he Darreled me in the head.

deck-check-When you go for something big, but wuss-out at the last second.
Example: “Miki almost pulled a huge air, but he deck-checked it right before he landed.

depth charge: Dropping a poop in the water.
Example: “Watch out, little fishies. I just dropped a stinky-ass depth charge.

devas-Bro-phonics for devastating.
Example: “Dude, that lipper was so devas!

dickfaced-Someone who drank too much alcohol.
Example: “Dude, your dad was so dickfaced he tried to kiss me.

dickriding-Kissing ass or sucking up to someone.
Example: “Jeez, man. You really want to be sponsored, huh? You’re practically dickriding that guy.

dick-up-When you get a boner in your wetsuit.
Example: “Hey, Josh. Check this dick-up out. It’s cool, huh?

docking a sub-When you lose control of your bowels and release a “sub into your wetsuit.
Example: “I couldn’t hold it anymore, so I ending up docking a sub.

donut wad-The baseball-sized wad of chewed up donut that sits in your stomach while you’re trying to surf.
Example: “This donut wad feels like I have a two-week-old baby in my guts.

Doug Rail: A guy who’s notorious for blowing sections.
Example: “Look at that sweet air section that guy’s got.What? He blew the section! Oh, it’s Doug Rail.

dropping anchor-Yet another term describing a water-based bowel movement.
Example: “Everyone got bummed when I started dropping anchor in the middle of the lineup.

due-Short for dude.
Example: “Hey whas goin’ on, due?

dumbo mud-(courtesy of Damien Hobgood) muddy road conditions only a dumbo would get caught in.
Example: “Hey, man, don’t drive over that patch of mud-that’s dumbo mud.

Duudge-The sound a person makes when they do a surf slash in their mind.
Example: “Yo, dawg. If I was on that wave, I’d be like all duudge, duudge.

egg beater-A dude who just sits there in the way when you’re trying to catch a wave.
Example: “Hey, egg beater! Get the hell out of the way!

Egg.D.D. -A condition in which someone’s eggy and has a low attention span.
Example: “Aaron, sit down and quit grabbing at my nut. Do you have Egg.D.D.?

egged– Another way to say eggy.
Example: “Sorry for being a jerk. I was super egged yesterday.

Eggo waffle-Someone who’s extra eggy for an extended period of time.
Example: “Dude, Stacie’s been eggy all week-she’s Eggo waffle.

eggotistical-An eggy person who talks about himself too much.
Example: “Johnny’s eggotistical-he’s never happy and talks about his ripping surf sessions all the time.

eggressive-When someone is eggy and aggressive at the same time.
Example: “Miller wouldn’t quit splashing me this morning. He was so eggressive.

eggsotic-A chick who’s eggy and hot.
Example: “Heather’s never nice, but she’s so hot-she’s eggsotic.

eggsplode-When an eggy person gets angry and blows up.
Example: “Joe was super eggy when Checky started bugging him. Then he just eggsploded and kicked his ass.

eggstatic-When you act stoked, but you’re actually all eggy.
Example: “Oh yeah, bro. I’m soo eggstatic about going to your birthday party. Sha, right!

eggstraterrestrial-A foreigner who’s always eggy.
Example: “Bill just showed up from Australia, he’s like an eggstraterrestrial.

egg-What cool surfers say instead of eggy.
Example: “Dude, the waves are so egg. I’m not even gonna paddle.

eggy-When something is overall sucky, dull, and lame-usually an early morning emotion.
Example: “I’m feeling so eggy this morning, I’m going back to bed.

emergency canoe-When you have to pull both your feet and arms up on your board, like sitting in a canoe.
Example: “I thought I saw a shark, so I made an emergency canoe.

epi-What a stoner guy says instead of epic.
Example: “Oh, bro. Trestles was so epi yesterday.

esky-A cooler for your piss.
Example: “Mate, reach into the esky, and get me another Toohey’s.

feebs<>devas-Bro-phonics for devastating.
Example: “Dude, that lipper was so devas!

dickfaced-Someone who drank too much alcohol.
Example: “Dude, your dad was so dickfaced he tried to kiss me.

dickriding-Kissing ass or sucking up to someone.
Example: “Jeez, man. You really want to be sponsored, huh? You’re practically dickriding that guy.

dick-up-When you get a boner in your wetsuit.
Example: “Hey, Josh. Check this dick-up out. It’s cool, huh?

docking a sub-When you lose control of your bowels and release a “sub into your wetsuit.
Example: “I couldn’t hold it anymore, so I ending up docking a sub.

donut wad-The baseball-sized wad of chewed up donut that sits in your stomach while you’re trying to surf.
Example: “This donut wad feels like I have a two-week-old baby in my guts.

Doug Rail: A guy who’s notorious for blowing sections.
Example: “Look at that sweet air section that guy’s got.What? He blew the section! Oh, it’s Doug Rail.

dropping anchor-Yet another term describing a water-based bowel movement.
Example: “Everyone got bummed when I started dropping anchor in the middle of the lineup.

due-Short for dude.
Example: “Hey whas goin’ on, due?

dumbo mud-(courtesy of Damien Hobgood) muddy road conditions only a dumbo would get caught in.
Example: “Hey, man, don’t drive over that patch of mud-that’s dumbo mud.

Duudge-The sound a person makes when they do a surf slash in their mind.
Example: “Yo, dawg. If I was on that wave, I’d be like all duudge, duudge.

egg beater-A dude who just sits there in the way when you’re trying to catch a wave.
Example: “Hey, egg beater! Get the hell out of the way!

Egg.D.D. -A condition in which someone’s eggy and has a low attention span.
Example: “Aaron, sit down and quit grabbing at my nut. Do you have Egg.D.D.?

egged– Another way to say eggy.
Example: “Sorry for being a jerk. I was super egged yesterday.

Eggo waffle-Someone who’s extra eggy for an extended period of time.
Example: “Dude, Stacie’s been eggy all week-she’s Eggo waffle.

eggotistical-An eggy person who talks about himself too much.
Example: “Johnny’s eggotistical-he’s never happy and talks about his ripping surf sessions all the time.

eggressive-When someone is eggy and aggressive at the same time.
Example: “Miller wouldn’t quit splashing me this morning. He was so eggressive.

eggsotic-A chick who’s eggy and hot.
Example: “Heather’s never nice, but she’s so hot-she’s eggsotic.

eggsplode-When an eggy person gets angry and blows up.
Example: “Joe was super eggy when Checky started bugging him. Then he just eggsploded and kicked his ass.

eggstatic-When you act stoked, but you’re actually all eggy.
Example: “Oh yeah, bro. I’m soo eggstatic about going to your birthday party. Sha, right!

eggstraterrestrial-A foreigner who’s always eggy.
Example: “Bill just showed up from Australia, he’s like an eggstraterrestrial.

egg-What cool surfers say instead of eggy.
Example: “Dude, the waves are so egg. I’m not even gonna paddle.

eggy-When something is overall sucky, dull, and lame-usually an early morning emotion.
Example: “I’m feeling so eggy this morning, I’m going back to bed.

emergency canoe-When you have to pull both your feet and arms up on your board, like sitting in a canoe.
Example: “I thought I saw a shark, so I made an emergency canoe.

epi-What a stoner guy says instead of epic.
Example: “Oh, bro. Trestles was so epi yesterday.

esky-A cooler for your piss.
Example: “Mate, reach into the esky, and get me another Toohey’s.

feebs-A feeble attempt at surfing.
Example: “Dude, that cutback you just did was so feebs.

felchy: When something is kind of shitty.
Example: “Dude, I was out at Steep And Hollow’s and the waves were so felchy.

festival-Surf session.
Example: “Let’s get the festival on before the wind comes up.

fifi-A nasty towel your bro hasn’t washed in weeks.
Example: “I’m not gonna dry off with Brooke’s towel-that’s his fifi.

Finding Forrester-Finding a tube on a tubeless wave.
Example: “Whoa, guy. That wave was mushy, and somehow I just ended up Finding Forrester.

fish hook-When you fall off your board right onto the fins.
Example: “Oh crap, my board just fish hooked me in the ass!

Fondoodle-When cheese is introduced in the bedroom.
Example: “Oh, yeah. My lady came over last night and gave me a fondoodle.

freight-train-liquid-vortex-Barrel.
Example: “We’re straight out there! It’s just freight-train-liquid-vortex world!

Fred Shred-An unknown dude who shreds super hard.
Example: “Dude, I don’t know who that guy is, but he’s a full-on Fred Shred.

freight-train-liquid-vortex-Barrel.
Example: “We’re straight out there! It’s just freight-train-liquid-vortex world!

gacked-When you go to start pumping, and you just fall over the front of the nose.
Example: “Dude, I tried to pump, but I just gacked instead.

Gandolf-A very old and wise surfer bro.
Example: “Oh, wise and mystical Gandolf, tell us why the waves suck so bad around here.

gator-skate-Running into the water, jumping on your board, and trying to slash an oncoming wave. Floridians do it to train for surfing.
Example: “My boys from Jacksonville tear ass at gator-skating.

gazebo’d-Another word for getting tubed.
Example: “Holy moley, I just got so f-king gazebo’d on that last one!

gelphling-Another word for a young surfer.
Example: “Check out that little gelphling. He’s ripping so hard.

gerbering-A person who throws up on themselves in public.
Example: “Man! Who’s the guy at the end of the bar just gerbering everywhere?

get your budgies on-What you say when you go party.
Example: “It’s Friday night-I’m ready to just go out and get my budgies on!

ghandi-When you want to leave somewhere.
Example: “Yo dog, I’m Ghandi.

gibblet-A surfer between the ages of one and five, too young to be a grommet.
Example: “Look at that little gibblet, he’s already ripping over me and he’s like two or something.

gidgets-Surfer girls, chicks with sticks, or babes on boards.
Example: “What’s with all the Gidgets taking over the Point?

Gimp Dicksit-Another name for the crappy band called Limp Bizkit.
Example: “Dude, is that Fred Durst from Gimp Dicksit? He’s so boss.

goof troop-A group of idiots who paddle out simultaneously.
Example: “Oh, shit. Here’s comes the Goof Troop. F-k!

goose egg-Getting a large boner in your surf trunks.
Example: “Oh, no! I just saw Joan and now I’ve got the full goose egg.

gurgler-A wave that sucks up and almost spits, but only gurgles.
Example: “Dude, that last one was such a gurgler!

harsh my mellow-When someone or something ruins a perfectly good attitude with some bullshit.
Example: “I was ripping until that logger harshed my mellow.

hair farmers-You know-hippies, trolls, and such.
Example: “Before his big harvest, Gerr used to be such the hair farmer.

heads-Bros, friends, or buddies.
Example: “I’m going down to Trestles to go surf with the TransWorld heads.

heat winner-What male competitive surfers call a hot lady.
Example: “Wow! Look at that behind, she’