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jackaroo Saltos de línea: jack|aroo
Pronunciación: /ˌdʒakəˈruː/
(also jackeroo) Australian /NZ informal

Definición de jackaroo en inglés:


A young man working on a sheep or cattle station to gain experience.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It's some years since I was last here, when I was sent to work as a teenage jackaroo on a 36,000-acre station with 30,000 sheep for company.
  • The sun is low in the sky as jackaroos on motorbikes muster a mob of weaner rams along the picturesque Egelabra lagoon.
  • Aides are hoping the media frenzy surrounding 19-year-old Harry will subside and confirmed he would remain at the Tooloombilla Station in Queensland state where he will learn to be a jackaroo, an Australian cowboy.


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(usually jackeroo) [no object] Work as a jackaroo.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The youth is sent to a farm to learn jackarooing, for which he has no aptitude, sleeping in the shed with rats and terrorised by a part-mad farmer's wife.
  • One does get the impression that he seemed to be searching for something, like he was always on the move a bit, from jackarooing to working in the rodeos, to chicken boning, kangaroo skinning; is that a fair assessment?
  • I visited and I used to spend all my school holidays out there jackarooing, working on properties in the Harden district, and that gave me the real urge to go bush.


Late 19th century: perhaps a blend of jack1 and kangaroo.

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