the leader or officer in charge of a band of scouts.
the adult leader of a troop of Boy Scouts.
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How to use scoutmaster in a sentence
In a gripping new memoir, he describes how he sought to bring William Fox, the scoutmaster who sexually abused him, to justice.How Frank Spinelli Fought to Bring His Molestor to Justice | Tim Teeman | March 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Is it acceptable or unacceptable for this youth minister to serve as scoutmaster?A New Hope? Nah, the Boy Scouts of America Strikes Back | Ilana Glazer | March 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The youth minister traditionally serves as scoutmaster for the troop.A New Hope? Nah, the Boy Scouts of America Strikes Back | Ilana Glazer | March 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On this occasion, the scoutmaster asked me to sleep in his tent.
Yet they rallied around the scoutmaster because he was charismatic and well liked.
I could get into the army if I wanted to lie; but I promised our scoutmaster.Tom Slade with the Colors | Percy K. Fitzhugh
I got to talk to my scoutmaster about it, 'cause I said I would.Tom Slade with the Colors | Percy K. Fitzhugh
The official, usually the patrol leader or scoutmaster, decides the plays and tosses the dollars back to the players.
Usually the scoutmaster or Scout leader acts as umpire, calls off each play as made and keeps the score.
I have been appointed scoutmaster for this district and I want to organize one or two more patrols so that I can have a troop.
British Dictionary definitions for scoutmaster
a former name for Scout Leader
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