Synonyms
Etymology

1. kangaroo

noun. ['ˌkæŋgɝˈuː'] any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail.

Synonyms

  • pouched mammal
  • family Macropodidae
  • musk kangaroo
  • Macropus giganteus
  • giant kangaroo
  • great grey kangaroo
  • rat kangaroo
  • wallaby
  • brush kangaroo
  • Hypsiprymnodon moschatus
  • Macropodidae
  • marsupial

Etymology

  • gangurru (Guguyimidjir)

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Rhymes with Kangaroo

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  • yabbadabbadoo
  • misconstrue
  • dfw
  • timbuktu
  • long-overdue
  • katmandu
  • kalamazoo
  • hullabaloo
  • lhommedieu
  • komatsu
  • fitzhugh
  • drive-thru
  • depardieu
  • construe
  • benhamou
  • aeroperu
  • withdrew
  • true-view
  • tien-fu
  • thankyou
  • pas-de-deux
  • overthrew
  • kwangju
  • karatsu
  • hitherto
  • fondue
  • cmu
  • carilou
  • byu

Sentences with kangaroo


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is unusual to see a kangaroo rat out and about during the daytime.

2. Adjective
Some kangaroo rats live in communal burrows, while others have their own burrows.

3. Verb, base form
During the day kangaroo rats plug the entrances to their burrows.

4. Foreign word
Polish your kangaroo leather before wearing to soften and condition the leather.

5. Verb, past tense
Wash kangaroo leather with warm, soap and water.

Quotes about kangaroo


1. A kangaroo would jump better if instead of legs, it had a trampoline under its torso. And there would be no depression, because it would bounce right back.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. kangaroo-foot_plant

noun. sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia.

Synonyms

  • genus Anigozanthus
  • kangaroo's-foot
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • Australian sword lily
  • Anigozanthus
  • kangaroo paw
  • Anigozanthus manglesii
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