verb (used with object), lobbed, lob·bing.
verb (used without object), lobbed, lob·bing.
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Origin of lob1
OTHER WORDS FROM loblobber, noun
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Definition for lob (2 of 2)
How to use lob in a sentence
It takes no time for Ayton to slip into the paint and finish the lob over an onlooking Lakers defense.
On the other end, Gafford and his elastic arms cashed in on seemingly every lob thrown toward the rim.
His output as a constant lob threat and rim protector may warrant more run, but Gafford makes use of the time he does get.
Davis finally got going midway through the final quarter, finishing a lob from James and connecting on a pair of jumpers to finish with 25 points and 12 rebounds on 10-for-24 shooting.With blurred vision but pinpoint accuracy, LeBron James buries late three to rescue Lakers|Ben Golliver, Des Bieler|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
Staring at a midterm catastrophe, the Democrats lob increasingly desperate charges.Democrats' Midterm Wish: The Government Shutdown That Won't Happen|Ron Christie|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lob may have a long history, but it's also having a moment.Goodbye Pixie Cut, Hello Lob: The Haircut Taking Over Hollywood|Erin Cunningham|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Walters took the opportunity to lob some off-the-cuff softball questions.Barbara Walters’s Final ‘The View’: A Tearful Farewell Befitting an Icon|Kevin Fallon|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, I lay low on holidays since the bad guys tend to lob rockets to help us celebrate.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins|Nick Willard|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That would make the $40 million in salaries owed each year to the Lob City Duo enough to put the Clippers deep into the red.How to Rescue the Clippers From Donald Sterling’s Racist Clutches|Jesse Lawrence|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After rain, when rivers or brooks are somewhat beyond their usual bounds, a well scoured lob worm will take the best of fish.The Teesdale Angler|R Lakeland
I have experienced many sandstorms in Takla-makan and the Lob-nor desert, but hardly any so bad as this was.
I had heard in the Lob country similar tales of the sorrow of the swans when their union was dissolved by death.
Kolwah is a well-cultivated district lying to the south of the river, which in its upper course is known as the Lob.The Gates of India|Thomas Holdich
Once in his match against Bill Johnston he was within a point of set and down from the sky a high short lob was descending.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun