Definition of ollie in English:


Syllabification: ol·lie
Pronunciation: /älē

noun (plural ollies)

  • (In skateboarding and snowboarding) a jump performed without the aid of a takeoff ramp, executed by pushing the back foot down on the tail of the board, bringing the board off the ground.
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    • While Sherm dealt the frontside half-Cab flip and switch backside flip, Eric had the thankless task of working with the fakie ollie one-foot tail grab.
    • Sean got on the board, and did a perfect ollie, and skated back towards Ashlee.
    • I learned fakie ollies below coping, popping the tail off the wall and floating without hands.

verb (ollies, ollieing, ollied)

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  • Perform an ollie.
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    • He talks about grinding and ollieing and stuff.
    • I hopped on my skateboard and ollied up onto the sidewalk and skated towards the fence in front of the skate park.
    • A grin formed on my face as I rode my little heart out, ollieing over benches, kick flipping over curbs and grinding along concrete barriers.


1980s: of unknown origin.

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