Definitions for loblɒb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lob(noun)

    an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc

  2. lob(verb)

    the act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc

  3. lob(verb)

    propel in a high arc

    "lob the tennis ball"


  1. Lob(v. t.)

    to propel (relatively slowly) in a high arcing trajectory; as, to lob a grenade at the enemy.


  1. lob(Noun)

    (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.

  2. lob(Verb)

    To throw or hit a ball into the air in a high arch.

  3. lob(Verb)

    To throw.

  4. lob

    To put, place

    Lob it in the pot.

  5. lob

    To hit, kick, or throw a ball over another player in a game.

  6. lob(Noun)

    a lump

  7. lob(Noun)

    a country bumpkin, clown

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lob(noun)

    a dull, heavy person

  2. Lob(noun)

    something thick and heavy

  3. Lob(verb)

    to let fall heavily or lazily

  4. Lob(verb)

    see Cob, v. t

  5. Lob(noun)

    the European pollock

  6. Origin: [W. llob an unwieldy lump, a dull fellow, a blockhead. Cf. Looby, Lubber.]


  1. Lob

    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.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • lobaRomanian
  • lobb, lobbaSwedish

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