fakie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fake +‎ -ie?

Noun[edit]

fakie (plural fakies)

  1. (skateboarding, snowboarding) The riding backwards of the board, in the opposite stance.
  2. The act of riding a BMX bicycle backwards and pedalling with the sprocket movement while moving backwards, then turning the bars away from the desired direction and sliding out so as to ride forwards again.

Adjective[edit]

fakie

  1. (of a trick) Performed using the fakie stance.

Verb[edit]

fakie (third-person singular simple present fakies, present participle fakieing, simple past and past participle fakied)

  1. To ride using a fakie stance.
    • 1992, Troy Bannon, Mean Street, →ISBN, page 41:
      He used the tilted side as a ramp, grabbed some air, fakied down, and ollied back onto level ground.