Associations to the word «Jackaroo»

Wiktionary

JACKAROO, noun. (Australia) (Queensland) (obsolete) A white man living outside white settlement.
JACKAROO, noun. (Australia) A trainee station manager or owner, working as a stockman or farm hand; formerly, a young man of independent means working at a station in a supernumerary capacity to gain experience.
JACKAROO, verb. (intransitive) To work as a jackaroo.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats