Meaning of “lob” in the English Dictionary

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"lob" in British English

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lobverb [ T ]

uk /lɒb/ us /lɑːb/ -bb-

lobnoun [ C ]

uk /lɒb/ us /lɑːb/

a high, curving hit of a ball:

Jones hit a beautiful lob over his opponent's head.

(Definition of “lob” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lob" in American English

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lobverb [ T ]

us /lɑb/ -bb-

to hit or throw something, esp. a ball, in a high curve:

Smith lobbed a perfect pass over the basket to Watkins.

(Definition of “lob” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)