What is a kangaroo word? This is new to me.

While I was looking something up online, I came across a term I had never heard of: kangaroo word.

It means a word that contains its own synonym.

Dictionary.com explains it best here:

https://www.dictionary.com/e/s/kangaroo-words/#what-is-a-kangaroo-word

The website even has a place for you to “play along”, how fun is that!?

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