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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishloblob /lɒb $ lɑːb/ verb (lobbed, lobbing) [transitive always + adverb/preposition]  1 informalTHROW to throw something somewhere, especially over a wall, fence etc The kids were lobbing pine cones into the neighbor’s yard.see thesaurus at throw2 DSTDSCto kick or hit a ball in a slow high curve, especially in a game of tennis or football Nadal lobbed the ball high over Murray’s head.lob noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
lobSomeone lobbed a book at me, and it hit me in the face.You can lob a firebomb through the window.Local kids keep lobbing empty beer cans over our fence.Armies that ran out of rocks for their catapults would sometimes lob live lepers into besieged towns to scare the inhabitants.Seles admits she can't lob or serve very well to save her life.We could lob the ball in to Katrina and Lisa.The first goal he scored in the famous Burnley game was really something special, he lobs the goalie from miles out.O'Connell seized on a bad back-pass to lob the winner.