1. a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower

    Synonyms : throw stick, throwing stick
    Type Of : missile, projectile
  2. a miscalculation that recoils on its maker

    Synonyms : backfire
    Type Of : misestimation, miscalculation, misreckoning
  3. return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang

    Type Of : return