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Boomer   Listen
noun
Boomer  n.  
1.
One who, or that which, booms.
2.
(Zool.) A North American rodent, so named because it is said to make a booming noise. See Sewellel.
3.
(Zool.) A large male kangaroo.
4.
One who works up a "boom". (Slang, U. S.)






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"Boomer" Quotes from Famous Books



... declared Charlie Star. "Come on, Harry, you and George each take hold of him on one side, and Bobby Boomer and I'll pull ...
— Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show • Laura Lee Hope

... unarmed, having broken my knife the day before; my pistols were in my holsters, and I was wearied to death. My only chance consisted in dodging him round the trees until he should be tired out. Deeply did I regret having left my faithful dogs Boomer and Bounder behind. ...
— Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850. • Various

... heered tell of no man thet war raised up in the settlemints claimin' ter be a benighted boomer," he answered. "Hit's right apt ter be ther other way 'round." He paused, then judicially added: "When a man's co'tin a gal, he gin'rally seeks ter put hisself in ther best ...
— A Pagan of the Hills • Charles Neville Buck

... one nearer than some sort of second cousins, Boomer the Nighthawk, Whippoorwill, and ...
— The Burgess Bird Book for Children • Thornton W. Burgess

... of the St. Lawrence, fixed in his place, saves because if he leaves but an exhausted field behind him he is robbing his children and grandchildren of their rightful, personal heritage. The "boomer" of Oklahoma exploits and spends lavishly because of a sublime confidence in the illimitability of the resources of nature and in the resourcefulness ...
— The French in the Heart of America • John Finley

... Boomer the Nighthawk said that he was very sorry, but he was on a diet of insects, which he must swallow one at a time, so to save trouble he had swallowed ...
— Mother West Wind's Children • Thornton W. Burgess



Words linked to "Boomer" :   someone, baby boom, mortal, somebody, baby boomer, baby-boom generation, person



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