Homer meaning

hōmər
A home run.
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(baseball) A four-base hit; a home run.

The first baseman hit a homer to lead off the ninth.

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A homing pigeon.

Each of the pigeon fanciers released a homer at the same time.

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(sports) A person who is extremely devoted to his favorite team.

Joe is such a homer that he would never boo the Hometown Hobos, even if they are in last place in the league.

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(baseball) To get a four-base hit; to get a home run.

The Sultan of Swat homered 714 times.

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Ancient Greek poet; author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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A male given name.
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A surname​.
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A homing pigeon.
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To hit a home run.

Homered in the fifth inning.

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A unit of capacity used by the ancient Hebrews, equal to 10 ephahs (about 10 bushels) or 10 baths (about 100 gallons).
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Greek epic poet. Two of the greatest works in Western literature, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are attributed to him.
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An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure, equal to about 614 bushels.
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An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure equal to about 58 gallons.
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A radio or TV broadcaster, umpire, etc. regarded as favoring the home team.
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To hit a home run.
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A masculine name.
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Semilegendary Gr. epic poet of c. 8th cent. b.c.: the Iliad & the Odyssey are both attributed to him.
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1836-1910; U.S. painter.
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(biblical measures) An ancient Hebrew measure of capacity, equal to ten ephahs or ten baths, and approximately equal to ten or eleven bushels.
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Origin of homer

  • Hebrew ḥōmer heap, homer ḥmr in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, an occupational name for a helmet maker, or a variant of Holme.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Homērus, from Ancient Greek Ὅμηρος (Homēros).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Hebrew עמר (ómer).

    From Wiktionary

  • From home.

    From Wiktionary