- IPA[rəˈtərnɪŋ ˌɔfəsər]
- (in the UK, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia) the official in each constituency or electorate who conducts an election and announces the result.
noun: returning officer, plural noun: returning officers
- a boomerang which is designed to return to the thrower: two icons of Aboriginal culture are the curved returning boomerang and the didgeridoo
- (in the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand) the official in each constituency or electorate ...