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

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Contributor: Matt Errey