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

Definition of outhomer

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, "Red Sox use four homers to outblast Rockies in sweep of two-game set," 28 Aug. 2019 Last year's club was outhomered by every team in the AL. Jack Dickey, SI.com, "Midseason Report Card: Red Sox, Yankees Continue to Control the AL East," 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, "Red Sox blow out Angels second straight night," 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, "A look at baseball's greatest teams _ one for each franchise," 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, "Corey Kluber's Shutout Continues Indians Rotation's Excellence Amidst 20-Game Streak," 13 Sep. 2017 The Angels outhomered the Orioles in the series 11-6. Peter Schmuck, baltimoresun.com, "Orioles catch up and fall behind in series-deciding loss to Angels, 5-4," 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, "Turner, Dodgers Steamroll Mets 8-0 For Season Sweep," 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, "Grossmont College baseball team bidding for historic state title," 26 May 2017

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First Known Use of outhomer

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Outhomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outhomer. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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