Girl Scout

Girl Scout
a girl who is a member of the Girl Scouts
Hypernyms: ↑Scout
Hyponyms: ↑Brownie
Member Holonyms: ↑Girl Scouts

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1. : a member of the Girl Scout movement founded in the United States in 1912 on the plan of the British Girl Guides for developing good citizenship and healthy useful living among girls from 7 through 17 — compare boy scout, girl guide
2. : a girl scout approximately 10 through 17 years old as distinguished from a brownie

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(sometimes caps.) 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.
[1905-10, Amer.]

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Girl Scout noun
A member of an American organization similar to the Guides
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Main Entry:girl

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girl scout,
a member of the Girl Scouts.

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n. a member of an organization of girls, esp. the Girl Scouts of America, that promotes character, outdoor activities, good citizenship, and service to others

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noun, pl ⋯ Scouts [count]
: a member of a U.S. organization for girls ages 5 through 17
◇ Girl Scouts participate in group activities, learn skills, and are encouraged to have good morals and be good citizens. — called also Scout — compare


, brownie,




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ˌGirl ˈScout [Girl Scout Girl Scouts] (US) (BrE Guide, old-fashioned ˌGirl ˈGuide) noun
a member of an organization (called the Guides or the Girl Scouts) which is similar to the Scouts and which trains girls in practical skills and does a lot of activities with them, for example camping
See also:Girl Guide

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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