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1. One that booms: an amp that is a real boomer.
2. Informal A baby boomer.
3. Informal A nuclear submarine armed with ballistic missiles.
4. A transient worker, especially in bridge construction.
5. Australian A large, fully grown male kangaroo.
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1. (Animals) Austral a large male kangaroo
2. informal Austral and NZ anything exceptionally large
[from English dialect]
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(ˈbu mər)

1. a person or thing that booms.
2. a person who settles in areas or towns that are booming.
3. Informal. baby boomer.
4. an itinerant or migratory worker.
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Colloquial for a load binder, a tool used to tighten chains holding down loads.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
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Noun1.Boomer - a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950sboomer - a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s; "they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
baby boom, baby-boom generation - the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II
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It was a shocking bad wound, began the whale-surgeon; and, taking my advice, Captain Boomer here, stood our old Sammy-- Samuel Enderby is the name of my ship, interrupted the one-armed captain, addressing Ahab; go on, boy.
I was about observing, sir, before Captain Boomer's facetious interruption, that spite of my best and severest endeavors, the wound kept getting worse and worse; the truth was, sir, it was as ugly gaping wound as surgeon ever saw; more than two feet and several inches long.
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