• A member of the Macropodidae family of large marsupials with strong hind legs for hopping, native to Australia. [from 18th c.]
  • (Canada, attributive) A hooded jacket with a front pocket, usually of fleece material, a kangaroo jacket.


  • To hunt kangaroo.
  • To practice kangaroo care on an infant; to hold a premature infant against the skin.
  • To drive a motor car very jerkily

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