Meaning of crowd-surf in English:



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  • Lie flat while being passed over the heads of the audience at a rock concert, typically after having jumped from the stage.

    ‘for a full six hours the fans jump, crowd-surf, and sweat profusely’
    • ‘At a slam, the atmosphere is often electric, with the audience cheering, heckling and occasionally even crowd-surfing.’
    • ‘All through the gig, people had been crowd-surfing and going absolutely mental.’
    • ‘At the same time, she was juggling a narrator's role in a play, going to school and crowd-surfing at weekend gigs with her music-crazy dad.’
    • ‘Seeing friends crowd-surfing at their shows in Montreal only hinted at the formative, sometimes frightening experiences that the road had in store.’
    • ‘The crowd got into the music as the singer literally got into the crowd, crowd-surfing and being lifted by people in the front so that those in the back could see him better.’