English edit

Etymology edit

joey (junior kangaroo) +‎ word

Noun edit

  • blotch
  • charisma
  • perimeter
  • squash
  • substandard

joey word (plural joey words)

  1. A word that is contained in a kangaroo word.
    • 1998, Richard Lederer, Dave Morice, The word circus:
      Like a kangaroo novice, each joey word must take at least one hop through the letters of the mother word.
    • 2005, Anu Garg, Another word a day:
      [] the joey word has to have its letters in order within the parent kangaroo word []