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Down Under’ and riffing about boomerangs made in Leighton Buzzard, an English town.
When the 12-foot par putt rolled in, Russell Knox fired his hat like a boomerang and let out a roar.
Chanel has issued a statement following online criticism over its $1,325 boomerang, which some have said appropriates indigenous Australian culture.
Some social media posts pointed out that other retail outlets sell boomerangs as toys -- including Australian tourist shops.
Try your hand at dot painting, building fire with sticks or spear and boomerang throwing, and even feed a baby wallaby.
Aja Naomi King’s movie ascendancy as the slave girl Cherry in Nate Parker’s blazing battle cry, The Birth of a Nation (based on the Nat Turner rebellion of 1831), is a complete boomerang from the role that made her television rep.
So Westaway and his colleagues speculate he was attacked with a boomerang designed to whip around the edge of a shield.
Call it the harbinger of a giant outsourcing boomerang.
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Origin and Etymology of boomerang
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
BOOMERANG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boomerang for English Language Learners
: a curved, flat, wooden tool that can be thrown in such a way that it returns to the thrower
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