Jackaroo

Noun

  • (Australia, Queensland, obsolete) A white man living outside white settlement.
  • (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.

Verb

  • (intransitive) To work as a jackaroo.

    "Bill has gone jackarooing out west."

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