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boomerang

noun boo·mer·ang \ˈbü-mə-ˌraŋ\

: a curved, flat, wooden tool that can be thrown in such a way that it returns to the thrower

Full Definition of BOOMERANG

1
:  a bent or angular throwing club typically flat on one side and rounded on the other so that it soars or curves in flight; especially :  one designed to return near the thrower
2
:  an act or utterance that backfires on its originator
boomerang intransitive verb

Origin of BOOMERANG

Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) bumarinʸ
First Known Use: 1825

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