talent scout


noun

a person whose business it is to recognize and recruit persons of marked aptitude for a certain field or occupation, especially in entertainment or sports.

Nearby words

  1. tale of genji, the,
  2. tale of two cities, a,
  3. taleb,
  4. talebearer,
  5. talent,
  6. talent show,
  7. talented,
  8. taler,
  9. tales,
  10. talesman

Origin of talent scout

First recorded in 1935–40

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British Dictionary definitions for talent scout

talent scout

noun

a person whose occupation is the search for talented artists, sportsmen, performers, etc, for engagements as professionals
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