Meaning of “home run” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “home run” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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home runnoun [ C ]

us /hoʊmˈrʌn/ also homer, /ˈhoʊ·mər/

(in baseball) a play in which a player hits the ball and scores, usually by hitting the ball a long way so that it comes down beyond the playing area:

fig. The movie didn’t just make money, it hit a home run (= was extremely successful).

(Definition of “home run” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)