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scout1 British & World English

A soldier or other person sent out ahead of a main force so as to gather information about the enemy’s position, strength, or movements

scout2 British & World English

Reject (a proposal or idea) with scorn

scout English Thesaurus

scouts reported that the enemy were massing at two points ahead

Scout New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

member of the Scout Association

scout New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

person sent ahead to gather information

Scout in scout1 British & World English

A member of the Scout Association or a similar organization

Boy Scout British & World English

North American or old-fashioned term for scout3noun3noun3noun.

scout car British & World English

A fast armoured vehicle used for military reconnaissance and liaison

Sea Scout British & World English

(Especially in the UK) a member of the maritime branch of the Scout Association

Sea Scout New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

member of the maritime branch of the Scout Association

Girl Scout British & World English

A girl belonging to the Scout Association or a similar organization

Queen's Scout British & World English

(In the UK) a Scout who has reached the highest standard of proficiency

talent scout British & World English

A person whose job is to search for talented performers who can be employed or promoted, especially in sport and entertainment

Venture Scout British & World English

A member of the Scout Association aged between 16 and 20

Scout's honour British & World English

The oath taken by a Scout

Scout Association British & World English

A worldwide youth organization founded for boys in 1907 by Lord Baden-Powell with the aim of developing their character by training them in self-sufficiency and survival techniques in the outdoors. Called the Boy Scouts until 1967, the Scout Association admitted girls as members from 1990

Scout Association New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

worldwide youth organization fostering self-sufficiency

Cub Scout in cub British & World English

A member of the Cubs

scout bee in scout1 British & World English

A honeybee that searches for a new site for a swarm to settle or for a new food source

Cub New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

junior member of the Scout Association

Scout's honour in scout1 British & World English

The oath taken by a Scout

Rover Scout in rover1 British & World English

A member of a Scouting organization aged around 17-24

Scoutmaster British & World English

A man in charge of a group of Scouts (in 1964 replaced in official use by Scout leader)

Scout leader in Scoutmaster British & World English

A man in charge of a group of Scouts (in 1964 replaced in official use by Scout leader)

Scout leader in scoutmaster New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

male leader of a group of Scouts (official term Scout leader)

Akela British & World English

The adult leader of a group of Cub Scouts (officially termed Cub Scout Leader)

Cub Scout Leader in Akela British & World English

The adult leader of a group of Cub Scouts (officially termed Cub Scout Leader)