Definition of boomerang verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

boomerang

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈbuməˌræŋ//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they boomerang
 
he / she / it boomerangs
 
past simple boomeranged
 
-ing form boomeranging
 
 
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if a plan boomerangs on someone, it hurts them instead of the person it was intended to hurt synonym backfire
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