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-verb, ( -gated, -gating)
1. to delegate a task assigned to you, back to the person who assigned it.
2. to delegate a task assigned to you, over to someone else, usually a co-worker.

Basically, to deflect and redirect responsibility for a task or job.

Derived from the words 'boomerang' and 'delegate'. Can also be used as a noun, see example 3.

1. He emailed and asked if I could finish up database transfer, so I boomegated it back to him...

2. The boss delegated me with this task, which I am now boomegating over to you...

3. "Tossing to you... you can deflect to him but my boomegate blocker is up."
by Dan Hakimzadeh August 24, 2007

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