Definitions in relation to their use in these kangaroo words, taken from Google Dictionary, and edited for formatting.
Kangaroo word: diminutive
Joey word: minute
Joey word: mini
diminutive (adjective): extremely or unusually small.
The letters M, I, N, U, T, and E found within the twin kangaroo word “diminutive”, and the letters M, I, N, and I both arrange in the listed order to complete the joey words “minute” and “mini”. While a word can have multiple definitions, in relation to their use with kangaroo words, these three words share a similar meaning: tiny.