|Origin:||Probably from lob 'loosely hanging object' (16-19 centuries), from Low German|
lob past tense and past participle lobbed, present participle lobbing [transitive always + adverb/preposition]
to throw something somewhere, especially over a wall, fence etc:
The kids were lobbing pine cones into the neighbor's yard.
to kick or hit a ball in a slow high curve, especially in a game of tennis or football:
Sampras lobbed the ball high over Chang's head.
—lob noun [countable]