Meaning of LOB in English


I. ˈläb noun

Etymology: probably of Low German origin; akin to Low German lubbe coarse person

Date: 1508

dialect British : a dull heavy person : lout

II. verb

( lobbed ; lob·bing )

Etymology: lob a loosely hanging object

Date: 1599

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


a. : to move slowly and heavily

b. : to move in an arc

2. : to hit a tennis ball easily in a high arc

III. noun

Date: 1851

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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.