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fa·kieor fa·key (fă′kē)
adv. & adj. Sports
In sports such as skateboarding or snowboarding, riding with the foot one usually has forward placed to the rear: rode fakie down the rest of the hill; a fakie trick.
[fake (perhaps because a maneuver performed while riding fakie can be seen as a fake version of a maneuver performed in normal stance or can seem more novel or difficult than it actually is) + -ie.]
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(Skateboarding) a skateboarding position in which the skateboarder faces the opposite direction to that which they would normally. Also called: fakie
informal phoney, fake
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