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Definition of egosurf

egosurf

verb - intransitive

  • to search the world wide web for references that would enlarge a person's ego. These include mentions of one's name, links to one's web page(s), etc.
    I've been egosurfing rather than work on my final project.

    Last edited on Nov 08 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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