Definition of Jackaroos

1. Noun. (plural of jackaroo) ¹

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Definition of Jackaroos

1. jackaroo [n] - See also: jackaroo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jackaroos

jackalled
jackalling
jackalope
jackalopes
jackals
jackanape
jackanaperies
jackanapery
jackanapes
jackanapeses
jackaroo
jackarooed
jackarooesse
jackarooesses
jackarooing
jackaroos (current term)
jackarse
jackarses

Literary usage of Jackaroos

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1. Australind; Wanderings in Western Australia and the Malay East by Henry Taunton (1903)
"This is what is called gaining " Colonial experience," and those so engaged are known as "jackaroos." Not having the necessary money for this course, ..."

2. Australind: Wanderings in Western Australia and the Malay East by Henry Taunton (1903)
"This is what is called gaining " Colonial experience," and those so engaged are known as " jackaroos." Not having the necessary money for this course, ..."

3. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1888)
"... Land of Promise—Vanishing-point—jackaroos—Parable. TT was once my lot to ride over the dry and arid plains of the Riverina towards -*- Jerilderie. ..."

4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... 19: "jackaroos—the name given to young gentlemen newly arrived from home to gather colonial experiences." " The young jackaroo woke early next morning. ..."

5. Australian Life in Town and Country by Ernest Charles Buley (1905)
"Under his supervision are the bachelors, or jackaroos, as they are usually ... The jackaroos on such a station as I am describing are often young men of ..."

6. The Centennial Magazine: An Australian Monthly (1889)
"There is what may be called the managing staff, the manager, his overseers and storekeeper, and the jackaroos, or " colonial experience " hands ..."

7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"They are agricultural labourers, and men who can, and will, turn their hands to any job —what they call jackaroos when they first arrive—men who can harness ..."

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