Definition of Kylie

1. Noun. An Australian boomerang; one side flat and the other convex.

Exact synonyms: Kiley
Generic synonyms: Boomerang, Throw Stick, Throwing Stick



Definition of Kylie

1. Proper noun. (coinages female given name). ¹

2. Noun. (Australia chiefly Western Australia) A boomerang. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kylie

1. a boomerang [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kylie

kydell
kydells
kydst
kye
kyebosh
kyes
kyke
kyked
kykeon
kyking
kyle
kyles
kyley
kyleys
kylices
kylie (current term)
kylies
kylikes
kylin
kylins
kylix
kylixes
kylloses
kyllosis
kyloe
kyloes
kymatism
kymatology
kymnel
kymnels

Literary usage of Kylie

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1. The Aborigines of Victoria: With Notes Relating to the Habits of the Natives by Robert Brough Smyth (1878)
"Perhaps the most interesting of all the offensive weapons used by the natives of the western part of the continent is the kylie or boomerang. ..."

2. Letters to Guy: Etc. by Barker (Mary Anne), Mary Ann Stewart Barker Broome (1885)
"More wonderful and interesting, however, is it to see them throw the kylie (what is called the boomerang in other parts of Australia), a curiously curved ..."

3. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies (1832)
"Rice they say does not grow in this part of the coast, it is an article of luxury mostly brought in paddy from kylie ; a distance of mure than 200 miles; ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1848)
"According to the sultan of Koti, the chief of kylie alone possessed a thousand ... Many other rajahs, whose strongholds lie south of kylie, own from a ..."

5. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"The last few Saturdays and Sundays in the piece of ground near us there has been great kylie-throwing, and Jack has taken those we have for you out to be ..."

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