Definition of Home run

1. Noun. A base hit on which the batter scores a run.

Exact synonyms: Homer
Generic synonyms: Base Hit, Safety
Specialized synonyms: Solo Blast, Solo Homer
Derivative terms: Homer

2. Noun. Something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal. "The president's speech was a home run"
Exact synonyms: Bell Ringer, Bull's Eye, Mark
Generic synonyms: Success
Language type: Figure, Figure Of Speech, Image, Trope
Derivative terms: Mark

Definition of Home run

1. Noun. (baseball) A four-base hit, a homer ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) The portion of a journey that ends at home ¹

3. Noun. (idiomatic) A success; especially, a popular success. ¹

4. Noun. (idiomatic) Sexual intercourse. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Home Run

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home range
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home row
home rule
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home stretch
home study

Literary usage of Home run

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"[English Cartoon] The home run — From London Opinion. The game will be finished on the stroke of the hour. ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
"home run to center. home run to left. >/ Scratch hit to right. Scratch hit to center, which 4|6 short-stop and second let drop between them. ..."

3. Vital English by Charles Ralph Taylor, Louise K. Morss (1919)
"In the ninth inning, the last inning of the game, William, one of The Rovers, made a home run and won the game. 8. ..."

4. General Index to the Four Volumes of Ore Dressingby Robert Hallowell Richards by Robert Hallowell Richards (1909)
"... mill 2013 individual stamp mortar 1263 stamps at Boston Consolidated 1278 Home Run Mill, Prescott, Arizona 1264 capacity of 2011 Mill 165 1850, 1851, ..."

5. Athletics at Princeton: A History by Frank Presbrey, James Hugh Moffatt (1901)
"Five base hits and two errors gave Princeton seven runs in the seventh inning, one of which was a home run by Blossom. In the ninth inning, Edwards made a ..."

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