: a young adult who returns to live at his or her family home especially for financial reasons
Examples of boomerang child in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAs the pandemic persists, Wall Street bankers, Uber drivers, academics, artists and many other adults have turned reluctantly into boomerang children, uprooting their independent lives and migrating home.
Tiffany Hsu, New York Times, 15 May 2020
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