Definitions in relation to their use in kangaroo words, taken from Google Dictionary, and edited for formatting.
Kangaroo word: malapert
Joey word: pert
malapert (adjective): boldly disrespectful to a person of higher standing.
pert (adjective): attractively lively or cheeky.
The letters P, E, R, and T found within the kangaroo word “malapert” arrange in the listed order to complete the joey word “pert”. While a word can have multiple definitions, in relation to their use with kangaroo words, these two words share a similar meaning: impudent.