HyperDic: boomerang

English > 3 senses of the word boomerang:
NOUNartifactboomerang, throwing stick, throw sticka curved piece of wood
actboomerang, backfirea miscalculation that recoils on its maker
VERBmotionboomerangreturn to the initial position from where it came
boomerang > pronunciation
Soundsbuw'merae.ng
RhymesANG ... ylang-ylang: 27 rhymes with aeng...
English > boomerang: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower.
Synonymsthrowing stick, throw stick
RegionAustralia, Commonwealth of AustraliaA nation occupying the whole / whole of the Australian continent
Narrowerkylie, kileyAn Australian boomerang
Broaderprojectile, missileA weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
Spanishboomerang, bumerang, búmeran, bumerán
Catalanbumerang
Verbsboomerangreturn to the initial position from where it came
English > boomerang: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA miscalculation that recoils on its maker.
Synonymbackfire
Broadermiscalculation, misreckoning, misestimationA mistake in calculating / calculating
Spanishbumerang, efecto boomerang
Catalanbumerang
Verbsboomerangreturn to the initial position from where it came
English > boomerang: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningReturn to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderreturnGo or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
Nounsboomeranga miscalculation that recoils on its maker
boomeranga curved piece of wood

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