a young adult who returns to live with parents after a period of living away from home.
a young adult who, after having lived on his or her own for a time, returns to live in the parental home, usually due to financial problems caused by unemployment or the high cost of living independently
a bent or curved piece of tough wood used by the Australian Aborigines as a throwing club, one form of which can be thrown so as to return to the thrower. something, as a scheme or argument, that does injury to the originator. Theater. a mobile platform, adjustable to different levels, for painting scenery. a […]
noun Usage Note
a person who was an adolescent in the 1960s.
excessively resonant: a loudspeaker with a boomy sound in the lower register. affected by, characterized by, or indicative of an economic boom.
to make a deep, prolonged, resonant sound. to move with a resounding rush or great impetus. to progress, grow, or flourish vigorously, as a business or a city: Her business is booming since she enlarged the store. to give forth with a booming sound (often followed by out): The clock boomed out nine. to boost; […]