lob definition by Webster's New World
- Brit., Dialectal a big, slow, clumsy person
- Cricket a slow underhand throw
- Tennis a stroke in which the ball is sent high into the air, usually so as to drop into the back of the opponent's court
Origin: Middle English lobbe- (in lobbe-keling, large codfish), heavy, thick, akin to Old English lobbe, spider, East Frisian Middle Low German lobbe, hanging lump of flesh, Old High German luppa, lumpy mass ; from Indo-European base (s)leubh-, to hang loosely from source sloven
- to move heavily and clumsily: often with along
- to lob a ball
- lobber noun
lob definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb lobbed lobbed, lob·bing, lobs verb, transitive
- To hit a ball in a high arc.
- To move heavily or clumsily.
- A ball hit, thrown, or propelled in a high arc.
- Slang A clumsy dull person; a lout.
Origin: From Middle English, pollack, lout, probably of Low German origin.
- lobˈber noun
lob - Computer Definition
(1) See BLOB.
(2) (Line Of Business) Refers to people, job titles and product lines, all of which pertain to a specific product or service area of the business.