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  • n. A word that contains letters of another word, in order, with the same meaning.

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  • Satisfied is a "kangaroo word," containing a smaller synonym (sated) spelled within it...
    --Joseph T. Shipley, 1955, Dictionary of Early English

    April 26, 2008

  • Hmmm.

    April 25, 2008

  • Kangaroo Word

    Edit: Link should work now.

    April 24, 2008