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addaword.gifdefinition of boomerang kid

a young person who, for example after graduating from university, moves back into his/her parents' home
The 'Boomerang Kids' - young adults who left to go to college, get married or just strut their independence - are moving back in with mom and dad. Boomerang Kids can be a mixed blessing for parents, both emotionally and financially.
Submitted on 18/05/2010 10:00:00
Definition of boomerang kid from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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