an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc
the act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc
propel in a high arc
"lob the tennis ball"
to propel (relatively slowly) in a high arcing trajectory; as, to lob a grenade at the enemy.
(ball sports) A pass or stroke which arches high into the air.
The guard launched a desperate lob over the outstretched arms of the defender.
To throw or hit a ball into the air in a high arch.
To put, place
Lob it in the pot.
To hit, kick, or throw a ball over another player in a game.
a country bumpkin, clown
a dull, heavy person
something thick and heavy
to let fall heavily or lazily
see Cob, v. t
the European pollock
Origin: [W. llob an unwieldy lump, a dull fellow, a blockhead. Cf. Looby, Lubber.]
A lob in tennis is hitting the ball high and deep into the opponent's court. It can be used as an offensive or defensive weapon depending on the situation.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lob, n. a clumsy person, the last in a race: a lobworm: the coal-fish: at cricket, a long slow ball: something thick and heavy.—v.t. to throw gently, slowly, or with underhand delivery: at lawn-tennis, to strike the ball high over an opponent's head into the end of the court: to hang wearily down.—n. Lobs′pound, a prison.—Lob lie by the fire, Milton's lubber-fiend, a brownie who works by night for his bowl of cream. [W. llob; cf. Lubber.]
The numerical value of lob in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of lob in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- fer un globus, globus, bombarCatalan, Valencian
- [[lyödä]] kaaripallo, [[iskeä]] kaaripallo, kaari, [[heittää]] [[kaaripallo]], [[potkaista]] kaaripallo, kaaripalloFinnish
- lobber, lancer en chandelle, faire un lob, lob, lancer hautFrench
- tirare un pallonetto, pallonettoItalian
- lobb, lobbaSwedish
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