Meaning of kangaroo bar in English:

kangaroo bar


  • A strong metal grille fitted to the front of a motor vehicle to protect it from impact damage; a bull bar.

    ‘choose a car with a kangaroo bar for driving in rural areas’
    • ‘The human body makes that sound when hit by a kangaroo bar mounted on the front of a truck.’
    • ‘The kangaroo bar on the front of the four-wheel drive ploughed down the long grasses.’
    • ‘Equipment includes stereo radio/cassette, alloy wheels, and kangaroo bar.’
    • ‘The Royal Australian Army owned this model, fitted with the usual kangaroo bar up front to reduce collision damage.’
    • ‘We installed a kangaroo bar to prevent damage when kangaroos jumped into the oncoming car lights.’