Definition of nollie in English:

Share this entry

nollie

Pronunciation: /ˈnɒli/

noun

(In skateboarding and snowboarding) a jump performed without the aid of a take-off ramp, executed by pressing the foot down on the nose of the board.
Example sentences
  • With a little more skill you could snap a little nollie off the end.
  • In my mind though the highlight of the girl's contest was Elissa Steamer landing a huge nollie down the biggest stair set on the course.
  • It was too late, I was in mid-air… My nollie was good and my aim was perfect.

Origin

1990s: probably short for nose ollie: see ollie.

Words that rhyme with nollie

Barbirolli, brolly, collie, dolly, folly, golly, holly, jolly, lolly, Mollie, molly, Ollie, polly, poly, trolley, volley, wally

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: nol¦lie

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.