[ee-goh-surf eg-o‐] /ˈi goʊˌsɜrf ˈɛg ɒ‐/
verb (used without object)
Informal. to search the Internet to find references to one’s name or one’s personal information.
conducting a search of the Internet for references to one’s name or works in order to gratify one’s ego
Bored, he went ego-surfing.
1999; ego + surf
Scanning the World-Wide Web, databases, print media or research papers looking for the mention of your name.
[ee-guh-tis-tik, eg-uh-] /ˌi gəˈtɪs tɪk, ˌɛg ə-/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by . 2. given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated. 3. indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
Extensible Firmware Interface electronic fuel injection [system]
[ef-ee] /ˈɛf i/ noun 1. a female given name.
[ih-fyoo-siv] /ɪˈfyu sɪv/ adjective 1. unduly demonstrative; lacking reserve: effusive greetings; an effusive person. 2. pouring out; overflowing. 3. Geology. (def 3). /ɪˈfjuːsɪv/ adjective 1. extravagantly demonstrative of emotion; gushing 2. (of rock) formed by the solidification of magma adj. 1660s, from Latin effus-, stem of effundere (see effusion) + -ive. Related: Effusively.