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1lob

noun \ˈläb\

Definition of LOB

dial British
:  a dull heavy person :  lout

Origin of LOB

probably of Low German origin; akin to Low German lubbe coarse person
First Known Use: 1508

Rhymes with LOB

2lob

verb

: to hit, throw, or kick (something, such as a ball) so that it goes through the air in a high curving path

lobbedlob·bing

Full Definition of LOB

transitive verb
1
:  to let hang heavily :  droop
2
:  to throw, hit, or propel easily or in a high arc
3
:  to direct (as a question or comment) so as to elicit a response
intransitive verb
1
a :  to move slowly and heavily
b :  to move in an arc
2
:  to hit a tennis ball easily in a high arc

Examples of LOB

  1. She lobbed a throw to the pitcher.
  2. The soldier lobbed a grenade into the bunker.
  3. He lobbed the ball over his opponent's head.

Origin of LOB

lob a loosely hanging object
First Known Use: 1599

3lob

noun

Definition of LOB

:  a soft high-arching shot, throw, or kick

First Known Use of LOB

1851

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