• Scout Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A boy scout (which see, above).
- (n.) A fielder in a game for practice.
- (n.) The act of scouting or reconnoitering.
- (n.) A college students or undergraduates servant; -- so called in Oxford, England; at Cambridge called a gyp; and at Dublin, a skip.
- (v. t.) To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology.
- (v. t.) To observe, watch, or look for, as a scout; to follow for the purpose of observation, as a scout.
- (n.) A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information of the movements and condition of an enemy.
- (v. t.) To pass over or through, as a scout; to reconnoiter; as, to scout a country.
- (n.) A projecting rock.
- (n.) A swift sailing boat.
- (v. i.) To go on the business of scouting, or watching the motions of an enemy; to act as a scout.
• Scouted Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Scout