boomerang boomerang  /ˈbu mə ˌræŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower
  2. (n) a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
  3. (v) return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang

Usage(s):

  1. Then there's the wicked whack of Destiny Deacon's bloodied boomerang in her enlarged Polaroid, My Boomerang Did Come Back, 2003.
  2. Obviously the boomerang, if any, would get back to different businesses at different rates of speed.
  3. Activities are as rugged as you would expect: you can ride, muster cattle, learn how to throw a boomerang and pass crocodiles as you canoe up Bindoola Creek.

News

  1. Lund letter: Roger Canyon needs your help

    The Boomerang’s front page piece about Roger Canyon in Thursday May 30’s edition and the editorial in Sunday, June 9, accurately describe the irresponsible acts by “a few people to spoil things for everyone ... and none of us should be reluctant to turn in these miscreants ...”
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Laramie Boomerang

  2. Indiana, PA - Indiana County

    BLACK LICK — Zack’s Auto Sales/Eagles tallied 47 hits and outslugged Boomerang’s, 38-21, in an Indiana County Softball League game Thursday evening at Saylor Park.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Indiana Gazette

  3. Engineering Design: Forces and Motion: The Great Boomerang Challenge Web Seminar

    Engineering Design: Forces and Motion: The Great Boomerang Challenge Web Seminar
    on June 21, 2013     Source: SpaceRef

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Quotes

  1. "This storm is going to be with us for a while. That's obvious now. It looks it could be a boomerang storm," Gov. Charlie Crist said at a news conference.
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Charlie Crist Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "This affair will boomerang on you," warned Francois Baroin, a former minister and member of Sarkozy's UMP party but opposed to the measure.
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: François Mitterrand Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The Boomerang system allows our Armed Forces to provide better protection for our men and women on the battlefield," said Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT). "This contract recognizes the important contribution the skilled workers at Kimchuk's...
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Chris Dodd Source: Business Wire (press release)

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