verb (used without object)
- homeowner's policy,
- homeowners' association,
- homer, winslow,
- homeric laughter,
- homeric simile,
Origin of homer1
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In “Steal This Episode,” the filmmaker denounces Homer Simpson as an “enemy of art.”Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Did McCarthy invent the portrayal of violence in fiction, or should that laurel go to Homer?Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart, and Maggie have all been accidental political players in their nearly three decades on the air.Mr. Simpson Goes to Washington: How Homer Influenced Politics|Asawin Suebsaeng|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Homer Simpson (Dan Castellaneta), The Simpsons TV dads can be great in cartoons, too.
For coinosseuers of literature, the sagas stories of family struggles, rivalry, and conflict rank with Homer and Shakespeare.
He affirms, That scarce a poet from Homer down to Dryden ever felt his fire diminished merely by his advance in years.
"The green is emblematic; it is the color of memory," said Mr. Homer.Mrs. Tree|Laura E. Richards
The story of the siege of Troy and of the great events of Homer's Iliad.Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories|Charles Alexander McMurry
Now began the last phase of a fight that Homer himself would have loved to sing about.Camp Fire Yarns of the Lost Legion|G. Hamilton-Browne
Homer describes something of the same nature in the gardens of Alcinous.
name of the supposed author of the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey," from Latin Homerus, from Greek Homeros. The name first occurs in a fragment of Hesiod. It is identical to Greek homeros "hostage," also "blind" (connecting notion is "going with a companion").
short for home run, from 1884. As a verb, from 1946. Related: Homered; homering.
An ancient Greek poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. He has often been considered the greatest and most influential of all poets. According to tradition, Homer was blind.