Crossword clues for lob
- Smashable shot
- Start of an alley-oop
- Alley-oop starter
- One may get smashed
- High throw
- An easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc
- The act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc
- Austin ploy
- Arc the ball
- Lloyd play
- Tennis stroke
- Tennis ploy
- Tennis return
- Tennis stratagem
- Wilander play
- Toss in a high curve
- Underhanded throw
- Smash setup
- Tennis tactic
- Court stroke
- Evert maneuver
- Goolagong maneuver
- Tennis storke
- Part of Borg's game
- Riggs's best stroke
- Laver maneuver
- Netman's ploy
- Underhand toss
- Tennis word
- Return for Ashe
- Tennis term
- Tactical tennis shot
- Stroke for Cash
- Tennis shot
- Stroke for Seles
- Friendly question
- High pitch
- Defensive tennis shot
- High return
- Slow throw
- Shot over the head
- Arcing shot
- Throw, as a grenade
- Alternative to a passing shot
- High ball
- High tennis shot
- Court action
- It travels in an arc
- It may result in a smash hit
- High ball?
- Court strategy
- Shot having a 14-Across
- Opposite of a smash
- Court ploy
- Easy toss
- Smashable tennis shot
- It's a long shot, usually
- Easy interview question
- Easy question
- High tennis hit
- Send overhead
- Easily smashable tennis shot
- Tactic against a net rusher
- Defensive return
- Softball question
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"send up in a slow, high arc," 1824 (implied in lobbing), but the word existed 16c. in various senses suggesting heavy, pendant, or floppy things, and probably is ultimately from an unrecorded Old English word; compare East Frisian lobbe "hanging lump of flesh," Dutch lob "hanging lip, ruffle, hanging sleeve," Danish lobbes "clown, bumpkin." Related: Lobbed; lobbing. The noun in this sense is from 1875, from the verb.
a word of widespread application to lumpish things, probably in Old English. Compare Middle Dutch, Middle Low German lobbe, Old Norse lubba. From late 13c. as a surname; meaning "pollack" is from early 14c.; that of "lazy lout" is from late 14c.
Etymology 1 n. (''ball sports'') A pass or stroke which arches high into the air. vb. 1 To throw or hit a ball into the air in a high arch. 2 (context colloquial English) To throw. 3 (context colloquial English) To put, place 4 (context sports English) To hit, kick, or throw a ball over another player in a game. Etymology 2
n. a lump Etymology 3
n. A fish, the European pollock. Etymology 4
vb. (context mining English) To cob (chip off unwanted pieces of stone).
LOB may refer to:
- Line of Business
- Load of Bull - used when reviewing to mark up information or a part of a report which is not trustworthy, or seems unbelievable. Other less flattering words may be substituted for "Bull"
- Left on base, a baseball term
- "Legion of Boom" (Seattle Seahawks), a nickname for American football team Seahawks' secondary unit composed of Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, & Kam Chancellor.
- Longbridge railway station, England, National Rail station code LOB
- Locator OBject, in database software, a pointer to a location where data is stored
- Longworth House Office Building, used by the United States House of Representatives
- The Lancaster-Oslo/Bergen Corpus (LOB Corpus) of British English
- Legend of Blue-Eyes White Dragon, a Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game booster pack
Usage examples of "lob".
He had been about to say just that when Filix had lobbed the first one.
Louis was guddling around in his own mess tin, picking out the choicest parts first as usual, and as Lessing watched he picked out a morsel that did not seem to meet with his approval, for he lobbed it over to the dog.
His father, David Hamer, was pushing through the crowd of children, and Archie stood up on his chair, opened up his bag, and lobbed the wrapped toys out at the children.
Welkin steeled himself to charge the jabbers who were now lobbing arrows at them from a thicket eighty yards away.
Lob und Jubel, und dieser schwamm wirklich in einem wahren Meer von Wonne.
He reached out and lobbed the first krak grenade between the drive cogs and the tracks they were linked with.
Instead of lobbing shells at the Iraqis, the brigade headquarters would be seeded with intelligence analysts and a wide range of technical experts and equipment, and converted into a WMD exploitation team.
Instead of lobbing missiles at cities, as they had done during previous conflicts, the Iraqis were targeting military installations and command centers, some of which had only recently been established.
Iraqi soldiers were firing RPGs from the west side of the dam and lobbing mortars and artillery.
When the tanker moved in between the Romaghins and Muties and began lobbing shells, they would be dead to the last.
Any attackers--why, one man on the ramparts with a slingshot could decimate an army, lobbing these cherry bombs down.
Do you honestly think some Russian general is beyond lobbing one into Germany to expand the conflict?
The french howitzers on the other stream bank had begun lobbing shells into the graveyard and upper houses, adding to the smoke and noise.
I swam under the ship, emerged under the Basco pier, climbed up a ways into the pilings, and lobbed one bottle of putrescine up there.
He came in fast and loud on the Zodiac, kept the Basco Explorer between him and the guards, and got his assistants to lob the rest of the putrescine up onto the ship.