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Definition of the noun boy scout
What does boy scout mean as a name of something?
- 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:
- member of: Boy Scouts = an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys
- a man who is considered naive
Alternative definition of the noun boy scout
- [slang, often, pejorative] A person, especially a politician, who is idealistic and naive
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2012 film Moonrise Kingdom.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 1958 film Heroism.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 1986 film Tough Guys.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2005 film Stuart Little.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2008 film An American Carol.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2012 film Baby-sitting.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2004 film Without a Paddle.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 2011 film Suing the Devil.
- Boy Scout is a fictional character from the 1999 film Arlington Road.
- "Boy Scout" is a cataloged instance, composition.
- "Boy Scout" is a composition.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Boy Scout
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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 ...
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.
Encyclopedia 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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Photos about Boy Scout
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- Boy Scout
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- Boy Scout
This Boy Scout has been busy.
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- Boy Scout Beach
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- Kodak Boy Scout
Kodak Boy Scout Camera Circa 1928. This is essentially the Kodak folding Vest Pocket Rainbow Hawkeye with Boy Scout colors and logo. It is a rare camera and this one is in very fine shape.
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Video language resources about Boy Scout
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- Boy Scout Meaning
Video shows what Boy Scout means. A male member of the Scout Movement.. A person, especially a politician, who is idealistic and naive. Boy Scout Meaning.
- Boy scout Meaning
Video shows what boy scout means. A male member of the Scout Movement.. A person adhering to traditional values.. A person, especially a politician, who is ...
- Boy Scout Jargon Interview
An Interview with the District Assistant Chairman.
- Boy Scout Slogan Meaning | Funny Slogan
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