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Definition of the noun boy scout

What does boy scout mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: Scout = a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
    • more specific terms:
      • Cub Scout = a junior Boy Scout
      • Eagle Scout = a Boy Scout who has earned many merit badges
      • scouter / rover = an adult member of the Boy Scouts movement
      • Sea Scout = a Boy Scout enrolled in programs for water activities
    • member of: Boy Scouts = an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys
  2. a man who is considered naive

Alternative definition of the noun boy scout

noun

  1. [slang, often, pejorative] A person, especially a politician, who is idealistic and naive

Characters

  1. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2012 film Moonrise Kingdom.
  2. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 1958 film Heroism.
  3. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 1986 film Tough Guys.
  4. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2005 film Stuart Little.
  5. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2008 film An American Carol.
  6. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2012 film Baby-sitting.
  7. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2004 film Without a Paddle.
  8. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2011 film Suing the Devil.
  9. Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 1999 film Arlington Road.

Music

  1. "Boy Scout" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  2. "Boy Scout" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Boy Scout

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Google previewThe Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia (2003)

by Jack Park

Lost Boy Scout The Ohio Stadium grounds crew had an almost impossible task removing the canvas from the frozen surface, so the "Snow Bowl" between Ohio State and Michigan could get started. Many spectators, including several boy ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Boy Scout handbook. This book introduced the Boy Scouts' motto, “Be Prepared.” Scouting soon spread around the world. The Boy Scouts ofAmerica started in 1910. It has several programs to serve different age groups.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education: A-H ; 2, I-Z ; 3, Biographies, visual history, index (2009)

As the international Boy Scout movement ...

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

Boy Scout A naive politician; one with a head-in-the-clouds approach to government. “Boy Scout” is a derisive comment, made by cynical reporters or politicians, about those who do not bear the scars of compromise. The best definition is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education (1922)

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson

The Boy Scout Association has the privilege, in certain cases, of nominating its boy members on application. If a nomination cannot be obtained, permission to sit at the open competitive examinations should be applied for from the Civil ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

The typical Boy Scout patrol meetings, troop meetings, weekend campouts, and especially the longer summer encampments become the sites and occasions for a large repertoire of traditional folk performances. The informal oral and ...

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Quotes about Boy Scout

I was never a Boy Scout, but oh, I wanted to be one when I was a kid about ten or eleven years old. But there wasn't anyplace where I could ever join the Boy Scouts. (Carl Barks)
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