good scout

noun

Definition of good scout

US, informal + somewhat old-fashioned
: a person who is friendly, kind, helpful, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive

scout play
  1. : to explore an area to obtain information (as about an enemy)

  2. : to make a search

  3. : to work as a talent scout

  1. : one sent to obtain information

  2. : watchman, lookout

  3. : talent scout

  1. : mock

  2. : to reject scornfully

  3. : scoff


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