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In sportcasting, having a bias toward your hometown team or toward the team for which you play/used to play.
The local newspapers practice homerism, predicting that the hometown teams will win and complaining about the refs when the local teams lose.
by wsws August 23, 2009
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One who has a mania for music.
I am a melomaniac.
by Larstait November 14, 2003
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Being blindly devoted to your favorite sports team wether they are good or not.
Saying clearly untrue things about your favorite team (i.e. Jamarcus Russell was the best qb ever)
Should only be used in a derogatory way of describing an annoying fan (i.e. Lakers "fans")
person 1: I can't believe kobe didnt get that foul call, he got hammered there
Person 2: Dude, no one touched him, you can clearly see in the replay no one was within 3 feet of him
Person 1: Thats b.s. man its just the angle of the camera
Person 2: Classic case of homerism
by Longhorn7 September 15, 2012
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What sports announcers have nowadays. Hawk Harrelson, for example. Dude is just a cheerleader instead of an actual broadcaster.
Duane Kuiper, a broadcaster for the Giants, shows that he sucks at this job because of his homerism.
by UnderPressure September 19, 2006
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A mispronounced word or common phrase used by Homer Simpson, quickly becoming staples of Americana.
Channel-mu’changer = TV Remote

Mmmmmm Beer.
by JohnnySix January 27, 2003
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