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Language Brain Teaser : Kangaroo Words 1

Braingle’s Daily Brain Teaser for Sep 25, 2020

Female kangaroos carry their young (joeys) in a pouch. Likewise, kangaroo words contain another word (a joey) within themselves. A joey word is a synonym of the kangaroo word, and the letters must be in the same order.

Example: “rapscallion” contains the word “rascal”: RApSCALlion

See if you can find the joey words in these kangaroo words:

1. exists

2. deceased

3. barren

4. precipitation

5. prematurely

See if you can find two joey words in this kangaroo word:

6. feasted

Check for the answer.

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