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slang Someone who cannot surf, possibly in spite of actions or statements to the contrary. Of course that dude wiped out—he's a total hodad!
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hodadand hodaddy (ˈhodæd(i))
1. n. someone, usually a male, who poses (badly) as a surfer. (California. Possibly a blend of ho = whore and dad(dy) = male.) Who’s that hodaddy with the crumby looking board?
2. n. an obnoxious person; a repellent person. (California.) Ted is a total hodad.
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