Share this entry

Share this page

nollie

Syllabification: nol·lie
Pronunciation: /ˈnäli
 
/

Definition of nollie in English:

noun

(In skateboarding and snowboarding) a jump performed without the aid of a takeoff 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

Definition of nollie in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something