Boy Scout

noun

1
: a member of any of various national scouting programs (such as the Boy Scouts of America) for boys usually 11 to 17 years of age
2
: a person whose values or actions are characteristic of a Boy Scout

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Boy Scout was in 1908

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“Boy Scout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boy%20Scout. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

Boy Scout

noun
1
: a member of any of various national scouting programs (as Boy Scouts of America) for boys usually 11 to 17 years of age
2
: a person whose values or actions are characteristic of a Boy Scout
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