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From Ollie, the nickname of the Florida skateboarder Alan Gelfand (born 1963).



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 []


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.