(sometimes initial capital letter) the state of being a scout, especially a Boy Scout or a Girl Scout.
the qualities or spirit of the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts.
noun 1. an act or instance of reconnoitering; reconnaissance. 2. the activities of a scout or scouts. 3. (often initial capital letter) the program of activities of the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts. noun 1. a soldier, warship, airplane, etc., employed in reconnoitering. 2. a person sent out to obtain information. 3. Sports. a […]
- Scout leader
noun 1. the leader of a troop of Scouts
noun 1. the leader or officer in charge of a band of scouts. 2. the adult leader of a troop of Boy Scouts. noun 1. a former name for Scout Leader
- Scoville scale
noun a gastronomic measure of the hotness or pungency of chili peppers, in Scoville units Examples An ordinary chili pepper is 5000 degrees on the Scoville scale and a really hot one is around 8000 degrees. Word Origin 1912; fr. W. Scoville, chemist Usage Note cooking