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egosurf

This page is about the slang term egosurf

Meaning

to search for one's own name on the Internet

For example

  • When Trevor tried egosurfing, he was surprised to find seven websites that mentioned his name.

  • Wheh he egosurfed, John Smith found his name in over two hundred million websites. He admitted that they probably weren't all about him, though.

Quick Quiz

If you'd like to go egosurfing, you'll need

a. a surfboard

b. a surf report

c. an Internet connection

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey