kangaroo courts

The phrase “kangaroo courts” has 4 syllables: kan-ga-roo courts.

It's pronounced as /ˌkæŋɡəˈruː ˈkɔːrts/.

What is synonym and antonym for kangaroo courts?

In the thesaurus, “kangaroo courts” has 8 synonyms.

Here are synonyms for kangaroo courts along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for kangaroo courts

  • court-martials
  • courts-martial
  • criminal courts
  • drumhead court-martials
  • high courts
  • inquisitions
  • judicatures
  • supreme courts

Meanings of kangaroo courts

  • noun
    1. A judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding, or a group which conducts such proceedings, which is without proper authority, abusive, or otherwise unjust.

Example Sentences

  • The oppressed population often found themselves at the mercy of unjust kangaroo courts.
  • Dissenters were silenced through intimidation and forced confessions in the regime's secretive kangaroo courts.
  • In the lawless region, disputes were settled not in a fair trial but in the notorious kangaroo courts.
  • The resistance aimed to expose the corrupt practices of the oppressive regime's kangaroo courts.
  • Human rights organizations documented numerous cases of individuals being subjected to arbitrary judgments in these clandestine kangaroo courts.

On this page you'll find 8 synonyms or another words to kangaroo courts, such as: court-martials, courts-martial, criminal courts, drumhead court-martials, high courts, inquisitions, judicatures.

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