Associations to the word «Kangaroo»
KANGAROO, noun. A member of the Macropodidae family of large marsupials with strong hind legs for hopping, native to Australia. [from 18th c.]
KANGAROO, noun. (Canada) (attributive) A hooded jacket with a front pocket, usually of fleece material, a kangaroo jacket.
KANGAROO, verb. To practice kangaroo care on an infant; to hold a premature infant against the skin.
KANGAROO, verb. To hunt kangaroo.
KANGAROO, verb. To drive a motor car very jerkily
KANGAROO APPLE, noun. The fruit of Solanum aviculare or Solanum vescum; the plants bearing such fruit.
KANGAROO BAR, noun. (Australia) (colloquial) A metal bar or framework of bars on the front of a vehicle to protect it during collisions with kangaroos or cattle.
KANGAROO BARS, noun. Plural of kangaroo bar
KANGAROO CARE, noun. A technique practiced on newborn, usually premature, infants wherein the infant is held, skin-to-skin, with an adult.
KANGAROO COURT, noun. (idiomatic) A judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding, or a group which conducts such proceedings, which is without proper authority, abusive, or otherwise unjust.
KANGAROO COURTS, noun. Plural of kangaroo court
KANGAROO JACKET, noun. A sweatshirt or jacket where the left and right pockets meet in the middle to make one large pocket.
KANGAROO JACKETS, noun. Plural of kangaroo jacket
KANGAROO MICE, noun. Plural of kangaroo mouse
KANGAROO MOUSE, noun. Either of the two species in the Microdipodops genus native to the deserts of the South-western United States.
KANGAROO PAW, noun. Any of various perennial flowering plants of the family Haemodoraceae, endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
KANGAROO PAWS, noun. Plural of kangaroo paw
KANGAROO PISS, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see kangaroo, piss.
KANGAROO PISS, noun. (Australia) (vulgar) (slang) Beer, especially of inferior quality.
KANGAROO RAT, noun. Any of many different species in genus Dipodomys, rodents that move about by hopping.
KANGAROO RATS, noun. Plural of kangaroo rat
KANGAROO ROUTE, noun. (travel) An air route between the United Kingdom and Australia via Asia, especially that route flown by Qantas.
KANGAROO ROUTES, noun. Plural of kangaroo route
KANGAROO VINE, noun. Cissus antarctica (synonym Cissus oblongata), an Australian climbing plant sometimes used as an ornamental.
KANGAROO VINES, noun. Plural of kangaroo vine
KANGAROO WORD, noun. A word that contains letters of another word, in order, with the same meaning.
KANGAROO WORDS, noun. Plural of kangaroo word
KANGAROO, noun. Any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail.
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