Definition of joey
: a baby animal; especially : a baby kangaroo
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The playable character is a badass mother kangaroo on a perilous journey to rescue her joey from human kidnappers.
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Origin and Etymology of joey
First Known Use: 1839See Words from the same year
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Definition of joey for English Language Learners
: a baby kangaroo
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