scout·​er ˈskau̇-tər How to pronounce scouter (audio)
: one that scouts
often capitalized : an adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America

Examples of scouter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And where Michelin inspectors pay for their own meals, 50 Best scouters are subject to no such stipulations. Li Goldstein, Bon Appétit, 17 Oct. 2023 Planning a trip around food is one of our favorite ways to travel, so Lale turns to a seasoned restaurant scouter for intel. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 14 Sep. 2023 The most pivotal piece for Bogo may have been his LED scouter glasses, which have since evolved into a TOMBOGO and J Balvin collaboration of heavy-duty lenses in a rainbow of colors equipped with adjustable sizing and LED on each lens. Ferron Salniker, Los Angeles Times, 9 Sep. 2022 Charlotte Brändström, director of The Witcher, is quite the location scouter. Sarah Midkiff,, 4 Jan. 2020 Our resident drink-scouter Tan Vinh has chosen five favorite open-air bars around Seattle. Josie Hollingsworth, The Seattle Times, 17 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1642, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of scouter was in 1642

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Cite this Entry

“Scouter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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