Lob meaning

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To hit, throw, or propel in a high arc.

Lob a beach ball; lob a tennis shot over an opponent's head.

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To hit a ball in a high arc.
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To move heavily or clumsily.
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A ball hit, thrown, or propelled in a high arc.
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A clumsy dull person; a lout.
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A big, slow, clumsy person.
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A soft underhand toss.
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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.
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To throw, toss, etc. in a high curve.
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To move heavily and clumsily.
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To lob a ball.
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(1) See BLOB.
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(computing, databases) Abbreviation of Oracle Large Object.
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Origin of lob

Originally, to act like a lout, hang heavily, move clumsily from lob lout, something heavy and pendulous, lump from Middle English lob pollack, lout Middle Low German Middle Dutch lobbe, lubbe hanging lip, probably ultimately of imitative origin