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verb [transitive] lob pronunciation in British English /lɒb/
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present tense
present participlelobbing
past tenselobbed
past participlelobbed
  1. 1
    to throw something so that it goes high into the air
  2. 2
    to hit or kick a ball high into the air and usually over the head of another player
  3. 3
    informal to throw something

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 lob pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
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Henman won the final point with a great lob.

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