Girl Scout


: a member of any of the scouting programs of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America for girls ages 5 through 17

Examples of Girl Scout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, as Luna’s leader, Teigen is a Girl Scout too and, therefore, every Girl Scout’s sister. Katie Grant, Parents, 7 Feb. 2024 Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's daughter Luna is in the Girl Scout cookie business! Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 3 Feb. 2024 Across the country, Girl Scout troops have been seeing jumps in cookie prices over the last couple of years. Julie Creswell, New York Times, 3 Feb. 2024 Don't Be a Toxic Mom About Girl Scout Cookies: 'Kids Are Already Vulnerable to Messages About Food' TikToker @emilyxpearl also shared her frustrations. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 30 Jan. 2024 The group also works closely with Girl Scout troops, helping the girls earn their science badges. Joan Morris, The Mercury News, 23 Jan. 2024 There was the Kraft Mac & Cheese ice cream, Velveeta-scented nail polish, Cheez-It nail polish, Dunkin’ makeup and deodorant that smells like Girl Scout Cookies. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2024 On June 27, 2001, 8-year-old Christina Baber would wait for her mother to pick her up from Girl Scout summer camp with all the other girls eager to reunite with their parents. Shira Moolten, Sun Sentinel, 16 Jan. 2024 In the most high-profile ejection, a lawyer chaperoning her daughter’s Girl Scout troop to see the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall was forced to sit out the show. Adlan Jackson, The New Yorker, 15 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Girl Scout was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Girl Scout.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

Girl Scout

: a member of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America
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