ollie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From “Ollie”, the nickname of the Florida skateboarder Alan Gelfand.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ollie (plural ollies)

  1. (skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding) An aerial maneuver in which one catches air by leaping off the ground with the skateboard and into the air.
    • 2007, Friedrich von Borries, ‎Steffen P. Walz, ‎Matthias Böttger, Space Time Play: Computer Games, Architecture and Urbanism (page 124)
      In short tutorials, the player learns the basics of skating: reverts, manuals and the ollie []

Verb[edit]

ollie (third-person singular simple present ollies, present participle ollying or ollieing, simple past and past participle ollied)

  1. (intransitive) To perform an ollie.
    • 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.