scout·​er | \ ˈskau̇-tər How to pronounce scouter (audio) \

Definition of scouter

1 : one that scouts
2 often capitalized : an adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America

Examples of scouter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Charlotte Brändström, director of The Witcher, is quite the location scouter. Sarah Midkiff,, "The Witcher Is Filled With Real Castles & One That Doesn’t Exist At All," 4 Jan. 2020 Our resident drink-scouter Tan Vinh has chosen five favorite open-air bars around Seattle. Josie Hollingsworth, The Seattle Times, "Here’s how to not waste our first stretch of warm weather in months," 17 May 2017

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First Known Use of scouter

1642, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Scouter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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