Pronunciation: (skout), [key]
1. a soldier, warship, airplane, etc., employed in reconnoitering.
2. a person sent out to obtain information.
3. Sports.
a. a person who observes and reports on the techniques, players, etc., of opposing teams.
b. a person sent out by a team to observe and recommend new talent for recruitment.
4. a talent scout, as in the entertainment field.
5. an act or instance of reconnoitering, inspecting, observing, etc.
6. (sometimes cap.) a Boy Scout or Girl Scout.
7. Informal.a person: He's a good scout.
8. a man acting as servant to a student at Oxford University.

1. to act as a scout; reconnoiter.
2. to make a search; hunt.
3. to work as a talent scout.

1. to examine, inspect, or observe for the purpose of obtaining information; reconnoiter: to scout the enemy's defenses.
2. to seek; search for (usually fol. by out or up): to scout up a date for Friday night.
3. to find by seeking, searching, or looking (usually fol. by out or up): Scout out a good book for me to read.


Pronunciation: (skout), [key]
1. to treat with scorn; dismiss.
2. to make fun of; deride; mock.

to scoff; jeer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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