1. Someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports); SYN. talent scout.
2. Someone who can find paths through unexplored territory; SYN. pathfinder, guide.
Member of a worldwide youth organization that emphasizes character, citizenship, and outdoor life. It was founded (as the Boy Scouts) in England 1908 by Robert Baden-Powell. His book Scouting for Boys 1908 led to the incorporation in the uk of the Boy Scout Association by royal charter in 1912.
The Boy Scouts of America was founded on the Baden-Powell model in 1910. There are about 3.5 million Boy Scouts in the us. Girl Scouts of the us was founded 1912, following the same model. There are about 2 million Girl Scouts, including Brownies (aged 6–8), Juniors (aged 9–11), Cadettes (12–14), and Seniors (14–17).
Prvobitno: vojnik, pešak; danas: kopač rovova, vojnik koji radi i opravlja vojne putove; fig. onaj koji krči nove putove, koji u nečemu prednjači, koji utire put, krčilac, začetnik nečega novog. (fr.)
Izvidnik, član međunarodnog omladinskog saveza izvidnika (skautizma).
ETYM Icel. skűta a taunt; cf. Icel. skűta to jut out, skota to shove, skjôta to shoot, to shove. Related to Shoot.
1. To get the lay of the land; SYN. reconnoiter, reconnoitre.
3. To reject scornfully.