Eagle Scout

noun

Definition of Eagle Scout

1 :a Boy Scout who has reached the highest level of achievement in scouting
2 :a straight-arrow and self-reliant man

First Known Use of eagle scout

1913


EAGLE SCOUT Defined for English Language Learners

Eagle Scout

noun

Definition of Eagle Scout for English Language Learners

  • : a Boy Scout who has reached the highest level of achievement in scouting


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