out·​hom·​er ˌau̇t-ˈhō-mər How to pronounce outhomer (audio)
outhomered; outhomering; outhomers

transitive verb

: to hit more home runs than
The Mets outhomered the Yankees 8-2 in the four-game series, connecting twice each day.The Hartford Courant

Examples of outhomer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On pace to get outhomered at Coors Field for the first time since the franchise-worst 98-loss season of 2012, Boston blasted four homers — including a pair by shortstop Xander Bogaerts — in a 7-4 defeat of Colorado on Wednesday night. Kyle Newman, The Denver Post, 28 Aug. 2019 Last year's club was outhomered by every team in the AL. Jack Dickey, SI.com, 29 June 2018 Including Tuesday night's 10-1 thrashing of the Angels, Boston has outscored the Angels 19-1, outhit them 29-10 and outhomered them 9-0 in two games. Mike Digiovanna, latimes.com, 19 Apr. 2018 By themselves, Ruth and Gehrig outhomered every other major league team except the Giants, who barely surpassed that duo with 109. USA TODAY, 24 Oct. 2017 During the streak, the Indians have outhomered opponents 39-11—that’s nearly two per game compared to one every other game. Jay Jaffe, SI.com, 13 Sep. 2017 The Angels outhomered the Orioles in the series 11-6. Peter Schmuck, baltimoresun.com, 20 Aug. 2017 Los Angeles crushed the Mets like refuse in a trash compactor, outscoring them 57-15 over seven games and outhomering them 25-11. Ronald Blum, courant.com, 6 Aug. 2017 Consider some lopsided statistics: Grossmont has outhomered opponents 38-11, averaged 9.2 runs to 3.7 and compiled a 3.05 team ERA to 7.73. Kirk Kenney, sandiegouniontribune.com, 26 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outhomer was in 1913

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“Outhomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outhomer. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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