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1 boomerang

A curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower.

synoniemen: throw stick, throwing stick.

Roget 277: recoil; reaction, retroaction; revulsion; bounce, rebound, ricochet; repercussion, recalcitration; kick, contrecoup [Fr.]; springing back etc. v.; ... meer laten zien

Roget 727: arm, arms; weapon, deadly weapon; armament, armaments, armature; panoply, stand of arms; armor etc. (defense) 717; armory ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: boemerang
Pools: bumerang

2 boomerang

A miscalculation that recoils on its maker.

synoniem: backfire.


1 boomerang

Return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Irish confetti, backfire, backlash, backlashing, bola, bolt, bounce, bounce back, bound, bound back, brickbat, cannon, cannon off, carom, comeback, contrecoup, counter, counterblast, counterblow, countermissile ... meer laten zien.

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