Main definitions of Malibu in English

: Malibu1Malibu2

Malibu1

proper noun

  • A resort on the Pacific Ocean coast of southern California, west of Los Angeles. It is home to many movie stars.

Pronunciation:

Malibu

/ˈmaləˌbo͞o/

Main definitions of Malibu in English

: Malibu1Malibu2

Malibu2

(also Malibu board)

noun

  • A lightweight surfboard, typically relatively long with a rounded front end.

    • ‘Well, Elephant got his Malibu board, and I grabbed my ski and into it we went.’
    • ‘Not only was Sheryl one of the fastest women beach sprinters ever to scorch the nation's sands, she was also a title-winning paddler on the Malibu board and surf ski.’
    • ‘I still have a Malibu board at home down south and the surf has called.’
    • ‘Clubs and individuals can win Spirit surf skis and Malibu boards just by entering.’
    • ‘The Malibu, being lighter and shorter, offers the potential for the board to be separated from the surf club.’

Origin

1960s: named after Malibu beach (see Malibu).

Pronunciation:

Malibu

/ˈmaləˌbo͞o/