boomerang

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1 boomerang /ˈbuːməˌræŋ/ noun
plural boomerangs
1 boomerang
/ˈbuːməˌræŋ/
noun
plural boomerangs
Learner's definition of BOOMERANG
[count]
: a curved, flat, wooden tool that can be thrown in such a way that it returns to the thrower
Boomerangs were invented in Australia thousands of years ago and were originally used for hunting.
2 boomerang /ˈbuːməˌræŋ/ verb
boomerangs; boomeranged; boomeranging
2 boomerang
/ˈbuːməˌræŋ/
verb
boomerangs; boomeranged; boomeranging
Learner's definition of BOOMERANG
[no object]
: to have an effect that is the opposite of the desired or expected effect : backfire
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