Bowling Terms of L

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Bowling Terms with the letter L.

Lane
The area where a bowling ball is rolled. Interchangeable with alley.

late 10
When the 10 pin is hesitant in going down and is the last to go down for a strike.

leadoff man
This is the first bowler on a team to bowl.

lift
Adding an upward motion with the fingers at the point of release.

light
The bowling ball doesn’t hit a pin head on but rather too much on the right or the left.

lily
5-7-10 split.

line
This is the path the bowling ball takes. Also is known as a single game of bowling.

loafing
The ball lags and lacks action due to improper lifting or turning action on it.


lofting

Action of releasing the ball over the lane rather than rolling it out over the lane.

looper
A bowling ball released in a way that it hooks extra wide and slowly.

loose hit
A light pocket which gives good pin action off the kickback off of the walls in the pit area.

low
The opposite of a high hit. A light hit on the headpin.

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