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Is lob a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lob is a Scrabble US word. The word lob is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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3 letters words from 'lob'

LOB 5 

2 letters words from 'lob'

BO 4LO 2
OB 4 

All 3 letters words made out of lob

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Definitions and meaning of lob

lob

Pronunciation

  • enPR: lŏb, IPA(key): /lɒb/
  • Rhymes: -ɒb

Etymology 1

First attested late 16th c. in the sense "allow or cause to dangle, hang," from sense 2.

Verb

lob (third-person singular simple present lobs, present participle lobbing, simple past and past participle lobbed)

  1. To throw or hit a ball into the air in a high arch.
    The guard lobbed a pass just over the defender.
    The tennis player lobbed the ball, which was a costly mistake.
  2. (colloquial) To throw.
  3. (colloquial) To put, place
    Lob it in the pot.
  4. (sports) To hit, kick, or throw a ball over another player in a game.
  5. (obsolete, transitive) To let fall heavily or lazily.
Translations

Noun

lob (plural lobs)

  1. (ball sports) A pass or stroke which arches high into the air.
    The guard launched a desperate lob over the outstretched arms of the defender.
Derived terms
  • lob wedge
Translations

Etymology 2

From an Old English word for lumpish or unwieldy things, from Proto-Germanic *lubbǭ (that which hangs or dangles), from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-, *lep- (to peel, skin). Compare Danish lobbes (bumpkin, clown), Old English loppe (spider) (in the sense of something that hangs or dangles). Possibly influenced or borrowed through Welsh llob (lump).

Noun

lob (plural lobs)

  1. A lump.
  2. (obsolete) A country bumpkin; a yokel.
  3. A clumsy person.
  4. The person who comes last in a race.
  5. A lobworm.
Translations

Etymology 3

Danish lubbe, from Old Norse lubba, ultimately from sense 2 in the sense of "clumsy, heavily or lumpily hanging."

Noun

lob (plural lobs)

  1. A fish, the European pollock.

Etymology 4

Verb

lob (third-person singular simple present lobs, present participle lobbing, simple past and past participle lobbed)

  1. (mining) To cob (chip off unwanted pieces of stone).

References

  • Nall, John Greaves (2006): Nall's Glossary of East Anglian Dialect

Anagrams

  • Bol., LBO, bol

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔp/
  • Hyphenation: lob
  • Rhymes: -ɔp

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek λοβός (lobós).

Noun

lob f or m (plural lobben, diminutive lobbetje n)

  1. lobe, lobule
Derived terms
  • zaadlob
  • eenzaadlobbig

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English lob.

Noun

lob m (plural lobs, diminutive lobje n)

  1. lob (arching pass of a ball)
    Synonym: boogbal
Related terms
  • lobben

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

lob

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lobben
  2. imperative of lobben

French

Etymology

From English lob.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔb/

Noun

lob m (plural lobs)

  1. (tennis) lob

Further reading

  • “lob” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • bol

Hungarian

Etymology

[1829] Partly back-formation from lobog, lobban, partly splitting from the obsolete lobb (flame).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlob]
  • Hyphenation: lob
  • Rhymes: -ob

Noun

lob

  1. (medicine) inflammation
    Synonym: gyulladás

Declension

Derived terms

References

Further reading

  • lob in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Italian

Etymology

From English lob.

Noun

lob m (invariable)

  1. lob (in ball games)

Synonyms

  • pallonetto

Middle English

Etymology

From Old English lobbe, variant of loppe.

Noun

lob

  1. Alternative form of loppe (spider)

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *lob.

Noun

lob n

  1. praise

Descendants

  • German: Lob

Romanian

Etymology

From French lobe.

Noun

lob m (plural lobi)

  1. lobe

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to hit a ball in a high arc.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)