ollie

noun ol·lie \ ˈä-lē \

Definition of ollie

1 :a maneuver in skateboarding in which the skater kicks the tail of the board down while jumping in order to make the board pop into the air
2 :a maneuver in snowboarding in which the rider transfers weight from the front to the back foot to snap the board up off the ground

ollie

verb

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Origin and Etymology of ollie

Ollie, nickname of Alan Gelfand born 1963 U.S. skateboarder


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