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or 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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Elijah Akerley rock fakies amid urban hieroglyphics in SF.
It was not clear in what format the "awards" would take place or who would be present but comedians have used the opportunity to mock Trump, and what they have christened "The Fakies." Stephen Colbert, host of "The Late Show," put up a billboard in New York's Times Square addressed to Trump and nominating himself for "all categories" including "Fakest Dishonesty," "Corruptest Fakeness" and "Smallest Button." "Nothing gives you more credibility than Donald Trump calling you a liar," he said on his show at the weekend.
This approach added "fake" species (termed "fakies") to the data set that were randomly allocated to each tow (i.e., a 0.5 probability of occurring in any tow) and were subsequently clustered as members of the full data set.
In a street demo at Centris Walk, Quezon City, a large crowd of fans and curious bystanders were entertained with 360 flips, backsides, frontsides, fakies, switch stance, boardslides, heels flips, steez, pop shove-its and other tricks executed to near-perfection.
With me, applying false lashes to my peepers has always been a dramatic fluster involving too much glue and a strip of spidery fakies, accompanied by frantic swearing and anger.
When Podge and Rodge asked her if they were fakies she offered to let them have a feel.
If you fear the long-lasting fakies that take a few hours to develop, try an instant tan that washes off.
Mr Elliot can talk about fakies (boarding backwards), catching air (jumping) and bluebird days -fresh powder and blue sky -as well as the next boarder.
"At first we were called the Rock and Roll Fakies," says 19-year-old Beth Ditto, lead singer of the latest pop-punk sensation to break out of the Olympia, Wash., music scene.
"Or, as we call 'em in the biz, the Fakies, because nothing gives you more credibility than Donald Trump calling you a liar, and I, of course, don't want to get snubbed," he added.
You came out and didn't say a word and did some melon to fakies. You looked pissed off.