kangaroo kangaroo  /ˌkæŋ ɡə ˈru/


  • (n) any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail


  1. Decorating the Commonwealth's Coat of Arms and the tails of Qantas jetliners, the kangaroo has every right to be called Australia's national emblem, though many Australians.
  2. Up here they may play baseball with a rabbit ball, but Down Under they must play golf with a kangaroo ball.
  3. We also use only one cut from the kangaroo, which is the equivalent of the tenderloin on a cow.


  1. Kangaroo stores to give money to charity

    Kangaroo Express convenience stores on Hilton Head Island and in Beaufort are having celebrations Friday for their newly upgraded appearances and are giving away money to local charities.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Island Packet

  2. Kangaroo from Pasco chase is dead; owner faces charges

    A kangaroo that led law enforcement officers on a wild chase last weekend is dead, wildlife officials told FOX 13 News on Friday. They say he died from heart failure late Sunday or early Monday morning; his owner is charged with failing to secure wildlife.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

  3. Kangaroo owner faces felony charges

    It's not every day you see a kangaroo running around, but it was the spectacle of the day Sunday in Pasco County. The kangaroo was caught; authorities may do DNA testing to figure out who its owner is.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

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  1. "It's a kangaroo court," Blagojevich said Tuesday on Fox News Channel. "My lawyers and I believe that to be part of a process like that is to dignify a fraudulent impeachment process that sets a dangerous precedent for governors in Illinois...
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "This is the only forum where I could tell the Filipino people my innocence," a somber Estrada told reporters. "That's why I took a gamble. I thought the rule of law will prevail over here. This is really a kangaroo court. This is a political...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Joseph Estrada Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I think the airline has operated well with majority Australian ownership," Mr Costello said. "It flies the flying kangaroo and the flying kangaroo says Australia. And as far as I'm concerned that means majority Australian ownership."...
    on Nov 23, 2006 By: Peter Costello Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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