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Boy Scout

1. A member of a worldwide organization of young men and boys, founded in England in 1908 for character development and citizenship training.
2. often boy scout Slang One whose attitudes and behavior are morally upright and often naive.

boy scout

1. See Scout
2. informal US and Canadian an apparently virtuous and innocent person

boy′ scout`

(sometimes caps.) a member of an organization of boys (Boy′ Scouts`), having as its goals the development of self-reliance and usefulness to others.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boy scout - a boy who is a member of the Boy ScoutsBoy Scout - a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts
Boy Scouts - an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys
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
Scout - a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
Sea Scout - a Boy Scout enrolled in programs for water activities
2.boy scout - a man who is considered naive
inexperienced person, innocent - a person who lacks knowledge of evil
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He was conducted by a boy scout into a room on the second floor of the War Office, within a few minutes of his arrival.
You can show Captain Granet in," he told the boy scout who answered it.
President Trump then spoke about how being a Boy Scout sets individuals on a course to achieve great success in their lives.
LaserLyte continued its support of the Boy Scouts of America, this time at the 2014 Boy Scout Sporting Clays Invitational, held in November at the Quail Creek Plantation in Florida.
The Arrow of Light is the highest award a Cub Scout can achieve and allows him to cross over to a Boy Scout Troop.
Founded in 2009 by Hugh Park Jedwill, executive director and previous Boy Scout, the Council is managed by a volunteer leadership team.
The Gallup data reveal that being a Boy Scout is modestly related to higher average levels of educational attainment.
If successful, the model could be followed at the over 400 Boy Scout camps across the nation.
Para mi fue importante ser un 'boy scout' porque me ayudo a ser mas seguro, a desarrollar relaciones de interaccion con otros y a conocer personas de diferentes niveles sociales o economicos", explico James Johnson, director de servicios financieros para los Boy Scouts of America en Houston.
It also does not resolve the $2 million budget the military spends every four years to prepare a base for the Boy Scout Jamboree.
British Boy Scout founder Lord Robert Baden-Powell attended, as did Ernest Thompson Seton, who was named Head Scout.
Despite the silence of Boy Scout literature on matters of sexuality (beyond early warnings against masturbation), similar intransigence shaped the BSA's legal fight since 1980 to bar homosexuals.