Definition of lobworm in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈläbwərm/


Another term for lugworm.
Example sentences
  • This is fine for larger baits, but for lobworms at range and small pieces of bread, a tub of floating and sinking putty are very handy, although normally as a last resort.
  • The baits used are lobworms, cheese paste, meat paste, bread flake and crust.
  • A natural bait such as a lobworm or slug is a good bet or perhaps a large piece of breadflake.


Mid 17th century: from lob in the obsolete sense 'pendulous object'.

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Syllabification: lob·worm

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