Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A young marsupial, especially a baby kangaroo.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In coal-mining, a man specially appointed to set the timber in a stall or working while coal is being raised.
  • noun Same as joe, 1.
  • noun A young kangaroo.
  • noun ‘A hewer of wood and drawer of water.’
  • To insult (a person) by the cry of ‘joey.’

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Australian Any young animal, especially a young kangaroo.
  • noun Australian A young child.
  • noun British slang A three-penny piece.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The immature young of a marsupial, notably a junior kangaroo, but also a young wallaby or koala etc.
  • noun The shorter word whose letters can be found within a kangaroo word.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Origin unknown.]

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Examples

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