Synonym of boomerang

Alternative for boomerang

'buːməræŋ

n.

a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to throwera miscalculation that recoils on its maker

v.

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

Verb

To fail to discharge properly
misfire fail miscarry fall through go wrong abort backfire fall flat flop founder rebound be abortive be unsuccessful blunder explode fizzle flounder go amiss go awry go phut miss recoil slip be ruined come to grief fall short break down come a cropper come to nothing fizzle out fizz out go pear-shaped meet with disaster peter out poop out bite the dust go up in smoke not come off fail to go off redound reverberate rebound on redound on come back on recoil on have an adverse effect on go adrift go badly go off course fall apart collapse go haywire come back upon return with interest react badly not succeed not work come apart at the seams backslide decline deteriorate fold fall gang agley be a failure go downhill hit bottom lose status go astray go down lose control miss fire be demoted play into be defeated lose out run aground miss the mark turn out badly back wrong horse be in vain come to naught go down swinging be found lacking miss the boat hit the skids affect badly fail to work out bomb strike out yield give crumple buckle flunk abate degenerate decrease crater tank diminish drop weaken wither flatline underperform fall flat on your face be found wanting be frustrated not pass come unstuck lay an egg be rejected suffer defeat hit rock bottom blow up in someone's face go by the board screw up wash out not pass muster cave in not come up to scratch fluff not make the grade fall by the wayside go down like a lead balloon go belly-up be found deficient nose-dive lack success not come up to the mark underachieve flame out dwindle wane bust be deficient fall away die down die out die away be insufficient not come to ripeness drop off be lacking be inadequate be wanting

Noun

A curved flat piece of wood that can be thrown so that it will return to the thrower

Antonym of boomerang

boomerang Idiom, Proverb

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