scouted at the ripe age of 13, football-loving Miles was just a normal student.
The latter was scouted walking the streets of London and hand-picked by stylist Julian Ganio for a GQ Style shoot.
He had scouted out all the targets for Lashkar-e-Taiba in Mumbai in five visits to the city in the two years beforehand.
They scouted the streets for girls—and a few boys—to photograph and created a Tumblr to attract attention.
They scouted a few other options but the LongHouse Reserve was the one.
Had I told the story to my new Colonel, I should mayhap only have been scouted as a liar or a madman.
He scouted the idea of going to a hospital and Nan insisted on taking him home.
Most of the men present scouted his story, which may be condensed into a few words.
I scouted the idea, but stayed—perhaps to prove it impossible.
The Indians scouted round in all directions, going fifty or sixty miles through forest and over mountain, and spying out the land.
late 14c., "observe or explore as a scout, travel in search of information," from Old French escouter "to listen, heed" (Modern French écouter), from Latin auscultare "to listen to, give heed to" (see auscultate). Related: Scouted; scouting.
"to reject with scorn," 1710, earlier "to mock" (c.1600), of Scandinavian origin (cf. Old Norse skuta, skute "to taunt"), probably from a source related to shout (v.). Related: Scouted; scouting; scoutingly.
"person who scouts, one sent out to gain information," 1550s, from scout (v.1). Boy Scout is from 1908. Scout's honor attested from 1908.