What Does LOB Mean?

LOB often means "Long Bob (the haircut)," but it can also mean "Line of Business," "To Throw," or "erection (in the term lob on)." Here is a little more information about each meaning:
  • Long Bob. A long bob is a bob haircut that extends past the shoulders.
  • To Throw. To lob something means to throw it high in the air in a curve. In sport, a lob is throwing or kicking the ball over an opponent.
  • Line of Business. An LOB (pronounced Ell-Oh-Bee) is a term that describes the products or services offered by a business or manufacturer.
  • Lob On. A "lob on" is a slang term for an erection. It is commonly seen in the term "semi lob on" (or Simon LeBon), which means not a full erection.

Summary of Key Points

"Long Bob" is the most common definition for LOB on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Long Bob
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for LOB

When I write LOB, I mean this:

meaning of LOB
LOB usually refers to the haircut.


Examples of LOB in Sentences

Here are examples of LOB being used in conversations:
  • John: LOB the keeper. He's off his line.
  • (Here, LOB means to kick the ball over an opponent.)
  • Tony: What's your LOB?
  • Roman: I make SKITTLES.
  • (Here, LOB means line of business.)
  • Anne: Love your new LOB.
  • Babra: It cost a bomb.
  • (Here, LOB means long bob, i.e., a haircut.)
  • Anthony: I've suddenly got a LOB on.
  • Mark: EWW, TMI!
  • (Here, LOB ON means erection.)

An Academic Look at LOB

LOB is a portmanteaux word made up of "Long" and "Bob." (NB: A portmanteaux word is one that takes part of other words to form one word; SPEXY (Spectacles and Sexy) is another example.)

Second Definition for LOB

This meaning was also noted:
Definition:Line Of Business
3: Guessable
Typical Users:

Example of LOB Used in a Text


See Also

BHD (bad hair day) FRO (afro hairstyle) GHD (good hair day) GINGE (person with ginger hair) JEWFRO (curly Jewish hair style) Meet_Me_At_Mcdonalds (a hairstyle) MOP (head hair) MULLET (redneck hairstyle, short on top and long at the back)