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hodad

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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hodad

and 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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The book lists hodad - an obscure insult aimed at nonsurfers and the kind of term a California boy like McCleary would know - but not Hoedads, the Eugene reforestation cooperative that helped replant the West's clear-cuts for two decades.
In Ocean Beach, you might want to stop at Hodad's (5010 Newport Ave., 619.224.4623).
When Bill Kirk, archaeologist, former hodad, and rabid steelhead fisherman steps out of his 1958 New Moon house tailer on the banks of the North Fork Nehalem River, a certain gleam shines in his eyes.
cleaned up only to start working in the grease pits of Hodad's burger joint and started smoking Pepsi by the gallon.
"I look forward to cooking my hamburgers for everyone, that's what we're here for," said Michael "Hodad" Hardin, owner of Hodad's burger restaurants in San Diego, Calif.
In Ocean Beach, Hodad's grills a burger to gladden any beachgoer.
Surfing sounds great, but requires skills that "hodads" may not have thought about.