joey

Definitions:

  • A young marsupial, especially a baby kangaroo.
  • A young kangaroo.
  • ‘A hewer of wood and drawer of water.’
  • In <em>coal-mining</em>, a man specially appointed to set the timber in a stall or working while coal is being raised.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="joe">joe</internalXref>, 1.
  • To insult (a person) by the cry of ‘joey.’
  • Any young animal, especially a young kangaroo.
  • A young child.
  • A three-penny piece.
  • The immature young of a <xref>marsupial</xref>, notably a junior <xref>kangaroo</xref>, but also a young <xref>wallaby</xref> or <xref>koala</xref> etc.
  • The shorter word whose letters can be found within a <xref>kangaroo word</xref>.
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