noun, plural kan·ga·roos, (especially collectively) kan·ga·roo.
Words nearby kangaroo
Origin of kangaroo
OTHER WORDS FROM kangarookan·ga·roo·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for kangaroo
And this is not the first time that the kangaroo courts of rural India have made such appalling judgments.
Capital Cities, "Kangaroo Court" This song has been around for a few weeks, but this video takes it to a whole new level.From Katy Perry to Alice in Chains, the Best Music Videos of the Week|Victoria Kezra|September 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I felt as if I were in a literary version of kangaroo court.The Maslin Stain: A Writer Defends Himself Against the NYT Critic|William Stadiem|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“He was just a nice guy,” said Renee, a manager at the Kangaroo gas station.
I suppose you've seen a piano—you'll know it from a kangaroo?The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
His hind feet were four-toed webbed paddles; his legs were long and powerful like a kangaroo's.The Native Soil|Alan Edward Nourse
How many of us today, fellow-journalists, would be willing to stay in jail while the lawn festival and the kangaroo came and went?Wisconsin in Story and Song;|Various
The picture below shows the manner in which the kangaroo leaps.An Alphabet of Quadrupeds|Anonymous
Though not an aggressive animal, the kangaroo when at bay is one of the most formidable of opponents.Little Folks (November 1884)|Various