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    someone who moves back in with their parents due to changes in later life such as divorce or unemployment; by analogy with boomeranger

    Unlike the boomerang generation – who return to the family home not long after flying the nest – doomerangers left the family home many years before, and return due to financial circumstances, or the sudden loss of their home due to a break-up.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/05/2016


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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