girl scout

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noun

(sometimes initial capital letters) a member of an organization of girls (Girl Scouts) founded in the U.S. in 1912 by Juliette Low that seeks to develop certain skills, as well as health, citizenship, and character.

Nearby words

  1. girl,
  2. girl band,
  3. girl friday,
  4. girl guide,
  5. girl of the golden west, the,
  6. girl scouts,
  7. girl scouts of the united states of america,
  8. girl-o,
  9. girlfriend,
  10. girlfriend experience

Origin of girl scout

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for girl scout

Girl Scout

noun

US a member of the equivalent organization for girls to the ScoutsBrit equivalent: Guide
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