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Definition of "homer" []

  • Baseball A home run. (noun)
  • A homing pigeon. (noun)
  • Baseball To hit a home run: homered in the fifth inning. (verb-intransitive)
  • A unit of capacity used by the ancient Hebrews, equal to 10 ephahs (about 10 bushels) or 10 baths (about 100 gallons). Also called kor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "homer" in a sentence
  • "And if you're sensitive to the purity of the art form of animated film (which every Pixar homer is always spouting off about) then you should be outraged by Pixar's making of Cars 2."
  • ""If you don't walk guys, the three-run homer is just a solo homer.""
  • "The armchair psychologists want to say that Pujols 'homer from the NLCS is playing mind games with Lidge."