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  1. boomerang

    • IPA[ˈbuːməraŋ]

    英式

    • n.
      a curved flat piece of wood that can be thrown so that it will return to the thrower, traditionally used by Australian Aboriginal people as a hunting weapon.
    • v.
      (of a plan or action) recoil on the originator
    • verb: boomerang, 3rd person present: boomerangs, gerund or present participle: boomeranging, past tense: boomeranged, past participle: boomeranged

    • noun: boomerang, plural noun: boomerangs

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    名詞

    • 1. a curved flat piece of wood that can be thrown so that it will return to the thrower, traditionally used by Australian Aboriginal people as a hunting weapon.

    動詞

    • 1. (of a plan or action) recoil on the originator misleading consumers about quality will eventually boomerang on a car-maker
    • n.
      a demographic group of young adults who commonly go back to live with a parent or parents after ... escalating house prices have resulted in the rise of the boomerang generation

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a young adult who goes back to live with a parent after a period of independence.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a boomerang which is designed to return to the thrower: two icons of Aboriginal culture are the curved returning boomerang and the didgeridoo

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a demographic group of young adults who commonly go back to live with a parent or parents after ... escalating house prices have resulted in the rise of the boomerang generation

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈbo͞oməˌraNG]

    美式

    • n.
      a curved flat piece of wood that can be thrown so that it will return to the thrower, ...
    • v.
      (of a plan or action) return to the originator, often with negative consequences: misleading consumers about quality will eventually boomerang on a carmaker

    Oxford American Dictionary