Definition of scoutmaster in English:


Syllabification: scout·mas·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈskoutˌmastər


The adult in charge of a group of Boy Scouts.
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  • He details daily routines, the flexible yet morally grounded leadership style of a gifted Scoutmaster, and the often ribald creativity of camp games and songs.
  • She was a Cub Scout leader for more than 20 years and served as district commissioner, and is very active in the Appleby community.
  • Even before the parts came out in book form, boys were forming into patrols, rigging up uniforms and importuning adults to be their Scoutmasters.

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