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  1. (noun) Australian A young animal, especially a baby kangaroo.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. With a hint of Forbidden Planet. joey is that wall-e? haha tootalufilms - BDSF: James Cameron’s Xenogenesis | /Film
  2. Opossums are recent imports from Australia but now prolific, so that the word joey (in Australia a ` baby kangaroo ') for an opossum is likely to be recent. - VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1
  3. Anyways - it's kinda funny coz i have a kinda ex called joey - so yeah its a bit of a joke amongst my girls! - Good Movie Quote: The Upside of Anger
  4. The baby, called a joey, was born on October 25, 2006, but only recently left her puch for the outside world. - News
  5. A "joey" pokes its head out from mama wallaby's pouch. - jetsetter


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