Origin: Malay, literally means a gap, hole or an opening but is being used more often to describe an opportunity

Lobang is a malay word and is commonly used to describe an opportunity or a chance. It can be used in its literal description of an opening, gap or a hole.


Example for an opportunity: “Nowadays, the economy is very bad and I am out of a job. Do you have any lobang for me?

Example for a gap: “Ahmad dribbles the ball forward and lobang (nutmeg – puts the ball through the legs of an opposing player) the oncoming defender.”

Commonly used with:

King (Lobang King), Queen (Lobang Queen)


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