Definition of red kangaroo in English:

red kangaroo

noun

  • A large kangaroo of Australian grasslands, the male of which has a russet-red coat and the female (also called blue flyer) typically a blue-grey coat.

    • ‘For an instant, a small tree glows in the light, then a bush, then three red kangaroos.’
    • ‘There are red kangaroos bounding all over the place, it is a beautiful bit of dry bush country.’
    • ‘A 150-pound red kangaroo was found hopping along the highway near here, and no one seems to know where it came from.’
    • ‘Largest and fleetest are the red kangaroos of the wide open plains of inland Australia.’
    • ‘There was this big red kangaroo on the top of this rock.’