Definition of talent scout in English:

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talent scout

Pronunciation: /ˈtalən(t) ˌskout/


A person whose job is to search for talented performers who can be employed or promoted, especially in sports and entertainment.
Example sentences
  • In 1982, Fei was discovered by a talent scout and entered the entertainment industry.
  • Benny Chen, a singer-and-actor from Taiwan, stepped into show business because a talent scout found that Chen closely resembled Leslie Cheung and he persuaded Chen to try his luck.
  • Still a competitor, he branched out into fitness modeling after a talent scout noticed him training in a gym.

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Syllabification: tal·ent scout

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