One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A young adult who goes back to live with a parent after a period of independence.
- ‘Some boomerang kids may come and go for years, if not decades.’
- ‘What are the pros and cons of having a Boomerang Kid?’
- ‘But while much attention has been paid to live-at-home ‘adultescents,’ little has been said about their parents, many of whom greet their boomerang kids with open arms.’
- ‘Most parents would never try these on their boomerang kids - but it's fun to imagine what would happen if they did.’
- ‘Learn to merge your lifestyle and your home decor with your boomerang kids.’
- ‘All of my siblings have been boomerang kids.’
- ‘So hold your head high as a boomeranger, but dont leave your dirty dishes in the sink.’
- ‘The term ‘boomerang kid’ was first used several years ago, when we saw grown children exhibiting a tremendous rate of return.’
- ‘Sharing with elderly parents, working from home and boomerang kids can all put stress upon family relationships.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The rise of the prestigious but unpaid internship intersects perfectly with the rise of the boomeranger.’
- ‘Boomerang kids should pay rent or contribute to the household in a very real, tangible way.’
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