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Kangarooing is using overly academic language to try and explain or discuss concepts to someone who may or may not have a background in academia. Kangarooing happens often in activist circles where middle class college educated people will speak in overly academic language, assuming that the rest of the group is also college educated and can understand them.

Kangarooing is also used to obfuscate or obscure the point in an attempt to trick the victim into agreeing with something they may not understand, so that they don't seem stupid.

The term is a reference to an episode of the sitcom "Friends" wherein Joey wrote a letter using the thesaurus section on Microsoft Word for every single word and signed the letter as "Baby Kangaroo Tribbiani".
Judith: "That the power regimes of heterosexism and phallogocentrism seek to augment themselves through a constant repetition of their logic, their metaphysic, and their naturalized ontologies does not imply that repetition itself ought to be stoppedβ€”as if it could be."

Megan: "Stop kangarooing and explain in standard English please"
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kangarooing is the act of squatting over your toilet, one foot on each side, pushing as hard as you can to get out a big fat turd that is lodged in your ass and won't come out.
Sorry I couldn't get to the phone when you called, I was kangarooing.
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kangarooing is the act of squatting over your toilet, one foot on each side, pushing as hard as you can to get out a big fat turd that is lodged in your ass and won't come out.
Sorry I missed your call, I was kangarooing the toilet.
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When you jump and shoot in a game. Commonly used in by noobs and usually pisses off better players. it can be used with a noun. Ex. Kangaroo Sniping, Kangaroo Launching.
Player "Shit I just got Kangaroo Sniped by some noob"
Player 2 "What a jew"
Player 3 " I hate Kangarooing"
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kangarooing is the act of squatting over your toilet, one foot on each side, pushing as hard as you can to get out a big fat turd that is lodged in your ass and won't come out.
I ate too much of your mothers meatloaf and it got impacted in my intestines. Kangarooing was my only hope.
by Spike and Gwabby October 14, 2007
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