eagle scout

  1. a boy scout who has achieved the highest rank in U.S. scouting.

Origin of eagle scout

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15

Words Nearby eagle scout

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How to use eagle scout in a sentence

  • Antelope was headed directly for eagle scout Butte, for the camp was in plain view from the top of this hill.

    Old Indian Days | [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  • Once (oh, this happened several years before) he helped a boy in his patrol to become20 an eagle scout.

    Tom Slade at Black Lake | Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • And do you mean to tell me that a scout can be any more of a scout than that—an eagle scout?

    Tom Slade on Mystery Trail | Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • He was then and there an eagle scout and he did not know it.

    Tom Slade on Mystery Trail | Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • He did not want to be a star scout; he must be an eagle scout.

    Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp | Percy Keese Fitzhugh