Meaning of kangaroo drive in English:

kangaroo drive


  • An expedition to cull kangaroos.

    ‘pioneer settlers complained of plague proportions, so kangaroo drives were organized’
    • ‘A principal mode of eradication developed during this period was the kangaroo drive.’
    • ‘"It's too bad," said the young man, impatiently. "I got up this kangaroo drive for you."’
    • ‘The only people who went to the kangaroo drive were Harry, Archie, and Etheldene.’
    • ‘I move about from station to station in search of kangaroo drives.’
    • ‘He was initiated into the mysteries of kangaroo drives, emu hunts, and bush race-meetings.’