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[ol-ee] /ˈɒl i/
a male given name, form of Oliver.
a female given name, form of Olive. Unabridged
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  • Ollie mastered her sudden gust of weeping, and shook her disordered hair back from her forehead, a defiant light in her eyes.

    The Bondboy George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  • "I love you, Ollie," she said; the warmness of her body close against his.

    Life Sentence James McConnell
  • Ollie took the witness-chair with an air of extreme nervousness.

    The Bondboy George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  • As Ollie started up-stairs to her task she was brought back by the door-bell.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • Ollie started up, looking frightened at being so suddenly roused.

    The Wreck Anonymous
  • Ollie told how well she was getting along in the judge's office.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • It was a great day, too, because Ollie Stewart would be saying good-by, and before to-morrow would be on his way out of the hills.

    The Shepherd of the Hills Harold Bell Wright
  • Ollie was practising shorthand, and kissed Prue with sorrowing patience.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for Ollie


noun (pl) -lies
(in skateboarding and snowboarding) a jump into the air executed by stamping on the tail of the board
Word Origin
C20: of uncertain origin
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