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Boomerang

Boom´er`ang
n.1.A very singular missile weapon used by the natives of Australia and in some parts of India. It is usually a curved stick of hard wood, from twenty to thirty inches in length, from two to three inches wide, and half or three quarters of an inch thick. When thrown from the hand with a quick rotary motion, it describes very remarkable curves, according to the shape of the instrument and the manner of throwing it, often moving nearly horizontally a long distance, then curving upward to a considerable height, and finally taking a retrograde direction, so as to fall near the place from which it was thrown, or even far in the rear of it.
Noun1.Boomerangboomerang - a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower
2.boomerang - a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
Synonyms: backfire
Verb1.boomerang - return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang
To see or throw a boomerang in your dream, indicates that what you do to others will come back to you, whether it is positive or negative.Irish confetti, backfire, backlash, backlashing, bola, bolt, bounce, bounce back, bound, bound back, brickbat, cannon, cannon off, carom, comeback, contrecoup, counter, counterblast, counterblow, countermissile, counterstroke, exchange, fly back, give-and-take, have repercussions, interchange, kick, kick back, kickback, lash back, miscarry, missile, projectile, rebound, rebuff, recalcitrate, recalcitration, reciprocation, recoil, repercuss, repercussion, reply, repulse, resile, resilience, retaliation, retort, return, ricochet, rock, rocket, snap back, spring, spring back, stone, throw stick, throwing-stick, torpedo, waddy
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