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Example sentences from the Web for homer
The Mariners followed the homer with two more singles, but Zimmermann got out of the inning, making him the only Baltimore starter to work at least five innings in each of his first three starts.Mariners sweep a pair from Orioles at Camden Yards|Nathan Ruiz|April 15, 2021|Washington Post
On Opening Day, ace Max Scherzer gave up a homer on the first pitch of the season and allowed four homers to the first 10 Braves he faced.Should the Nationals be worried about their Big Three starters? Stay tuned.|Thomas M. Boswell|April 15, 2021|Washington Post
In baseball, you don't see a guy put out his highlight reel from the All-Star Game with him striking out two times and then hitting the homer.
Chris Taylor followed two batters later with a towering homer to left, and the Nationals trailed by four.
In search of a muse last summer, during more benign times, you may recall I took a stab at pointing out the characters in Homer’s The Odyssey who would feel right at home in today’s bull market run.The cloud of impeachment hangs over the markets—even Bitcoin is sinking|Bernhard Warner|January 11, 2021|Fortune
In “Steal This Episode,” the filmmaker denounces Homer Simpson as an “enemy of art.”
Following the Apatow references, Marge informs Homer that she needs to use the “Porta Potty.”
The theory was first floated in the 1950s by Professor Homer Dubs of Oxford University.
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
This failure came as a bitter blow to the keen young soldier, who, after reading Homer, already imagined himself an Achilles.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
This truth is as old as Homer, and its proofs are as capable of demonstration as a mathematical axiom.
He dropped his last name, thinking the Smith Troupe would not sound as well as Homer.
Homer made better verses than Francoeur, and Homer only drank the water of the springs.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
As for Homer Smith, his carcase might rot in the desert of Arizona, or anywhere, for aught he cared.
British Dictionary definitions for homer (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for homer (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for homer
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.