—v.t. 1. Tennis.to hit (a ball) in a high arc to the back of the opponent's court.
2. to fire (a missile, as a shell) in a high trajectory so that it drops onto a target.
3. Cricket.to bowl (the ball) with a slow underhand motion.
4. to throw (something) slowly in an arc.
—v.i. Tennis.to lob a ball.
—n. 1. Tennis.a ball hit in a high arc to the back of the opponent's court.
2. Cricket.a ball bowled with a slow underhand motion.
3. Brit. Dial.a slow, heavy, dull-witted person.