Meaning of lob

lob

Pronunciation: (lob), [key]
— v., n. lobbed, lob•bing,
—v.t.
  1. to hit (a ball) in a high arc to the back of the opponent's court.
  2. to fire (a missile, as a shell) in a high trajectory so that it drops onto a target.
  3. to bowl (the ball) with a slow underhand motion.
  4. to throw (something) slowly in an arc.
—v.i.
  1. to lob a ball.
—n.
  1. a ball hit in a high arc to the back of the opponent's court.
  2. a ball bowled with a slow underhand motion.
  3. a slow, heavy, dull-witted person.

lob

Pronunciation: (lob), [key]
— n.
  1. lobworm.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • lob (Thesaurus)