Complete Definition of "duck dive"

English

Etymology
From the way a duck puts its head down and bottom up in the air when diving underwater.

Noun

en-noun

  1. surfing the action of duck diving (see verb below).

Verb
en-verb|duck div|ing

  1. surfing to push one's surfboard (usually a shortboard) underwater nose-first, to get the surfer and board under a wave that has broken or is just about to break.

Related terms
turn turtle

ru:duck dive

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