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1. A cheap form of lodging used mainly by college-students or recent college-grads, where one stays on acquaintance's couches rather than a hotel.

2. What someone who can't afford rent on their own and/or can't find roommates quick enough does when they are "between" places
1. dude1:I'm hittin' up NYC this weekend.
dude2:Damn, thats gonna be expensive.
dude1:Not rilli, my boy from college just got a job and a place in Manhattan, and I'm couch surfin'.

2. person1: Whats up with Joe, he's been here like all the time.
person2:he just broke up with his girl, and doesn't have a place yet, so he's couch surfin' here 'til then.
by Aaron August 04, 2004
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A skilled professional sport; most often taken up by the homeless musician. It may consist of riding the 'ultimate wave' ( prolonged or permanently scored sofa accomidation) or smaller and shorter waves (temporary stays).
These skilled and talented 'couch athletes' sometimes consider getting a job, but usually are back out in the surf within a few weeks thereafter. WARNING: This culture is extremely territorial!
Locals only dude!! Dont snake my wave or I'll smash my guitar over your head...
by herbiewa July 27, 2004
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A social networking tool for travelers to use while voyaging on the cheap. Done alone, in pairs, or in groups, couchsurfing can be done in over 250 countries with more than 2,000,000 couchsurfers worldwide. Popularized by its website, all that's required is to simply create a profile and request or offer a couch. Costs nothing but the memories and experiences are priceless.
Never sleep with your couchsurfing host...especially if he offers you alcohol.
by atayavie December 19, 2010
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when a someone is on a couch that is being dragged by a moving vehicle
Dude, Jacob surfed all the way down the neighborhood when he was couch surfing last night
by drenched September 06, 2008
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