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

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