- a person who observes and reports on the techniques, players, etc., of opposing teams.
- a person sent out by a team to observe and recommend new talent for recruitment.
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How to use scout in a sentence
Especially when Sheppard is scouting overseas, he’s on the lookout for any familiar basketball bloodlines.How did Deni Avdija catch the eye of Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard? It started with his name.|Ava Wallace|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
For infectious pathogens that mutate quickly, immunologists like Crotty might scout out the proteins in a germ’s genetic makeup that don’t change and craft synthetic versions, allowing the body to track intruders even after they’ve morphed.It might not always take years to develop vaccines|Ula Chrobak|November 19, 2020|Popular-Science
Grand, who scouts the world for opportunities, says he has found no other investment of equivalent risk that offers such impressive returns — less so one that helps the planet by improving food security and agricultural efficiency.
She sent her younger sister Olivia to scout other matches so she could track the teams.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18|Taylor Telford|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The confirmed cuts include advance scout Jim Cuthbert, minor league coaches Patrick Anderson and Billy Gardner, pro scout Colin Sabean and special front-office assistant Terry Wetzel.Nationals make front-office cuts, impacting scouting and minor league operations|Jesse Dougherty|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
They scouted a few other options but the LongHouse Reserve was the one.Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They scouted the streets for girls—and a few boys—to photograph and created a Tumblr to attract attention.
The latter was scouted walking the streets of London and hand-picked by stylist Julian Ganio for a GQ Style shoot.
Scouted at the ripe age of 13, football-loving Miles was just a normal student.
The films are taken in a variety of locations, all presumably scouted out and surreptitiously wired for sound and video.
Absurd—they have long ago scouted the idea of so ridiculous a compromise.
When in need of information he and Bruno generally scouted alone, and that during the night.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Instead of making for the mouth of the narrow valley we gained the end of one of its enclosing ridges and scouted along the slope.
Leaving her behind an elm, I scouted the place and satisfied myself there had been no recent visitors there.
The entire world is scouted to find new and sensational features and spectacles.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
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Derived forms of scoutscouter, noun
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Other Idioms and Phrases with scout
see good egg (scout).