- a mobile platform, adjustable to different levels, for painting scenery.
- a batten, usually suspended vertically in the wings, for holding lighting units.
verb (used without object)
Origin of boomerang
Examples from the Web for boomerang
Contemporary Examples of boomerang
If there's good news, it's that boomerang babies aren't entirely those who can't afford to live on their own.A Record 21.6 Million Millennials Live With Mom and Dad
August 2, 2013
Historical Examples of boomerang
But then it occurred to me that there was a way of using the weapon which threatened, as a boomerang.
But the boomerang had come to my hand, and I'd caught it on the fly.
"Boomerang" is the joint nom-de-plume of a Young Australian and his collaborator.Australia Revenged
Pat Valdo hurries off to prepare for his boomerang throwing.Pipefuls
Bewildered, she tried to retaliate with the boomerang of vituperation.Gigolo
Word Origin for boomerang
1827, adapted from an extinct Aboriginal languages of New South Wales, Australia. Another variant, perhaps, was wo-mur-rang (1798).
1880, from boomerang (n.).