Associations to the word «Homer»

Wiktionary

HOMER, noun. (biblical measures) An ancient Hebrew measure of capacity, equal to ten ephahs or ten baths, and approximately equal to ten or eleven bushels.
HOMER, noun. (baseball) A four-base hit; a home run
HOMER, noun. A homing pigeon
HOMER, noun. (sports) A person who is extremely devoted to his favorite team.
HOMER, verb. (baseball) To get a four-base hit; to get a home run.
HOMER, proper noun. Ancient Greek poet; author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
HOMER, proper noun. A male given name.
HOMER, proper noun. A surname​.
HOMER SIMPSON, noun. A person who is foolish, easily distracted, and/or gluttonous.
HOMER SIMPSONIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the vocalizations or behavior of Homer Simpson.
HOMER SIMPSONS, noun. Plural of Homer Simpson

Dictionary definition

HOMER, noun. A base hit on which the batter scores a run.
HOMER, noun. Ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC).
HOMER, noun. An ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs.
HOMER, noun. United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910).
HOMER, noun. Pigeon trained to return home.
HOMER, verb. Hit a home run.

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
Hippocrates