Girl Scout
noun Date: 1909 a member of any of the scouting programs of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America for girls ages 5 through 17

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • girl-scout — [gœʀlskut] n. f. ÉTYM. XXe (1941, in T. L. F.); expression anglaise, de girl « fille », et scout. ❖ ♦ Anglicisme. 1 Fillette, adolescente faisant partie d un mouvement de scoutisme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Girl Scout — n a ↑scout (=member of the Girl Scouts Association in the US) →↑boy scout …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Girl Scout — noun count AMERICAN a girl who is a member of the Scout Association, an organization that encourages young people to learn practical skills and help other people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Girl Scout — Girl Scouts 1) N PROPER COLL: the N In the United States, the Girl Scouts is an organization similar to the Guides. 2) N COUNT In the United States, a Girl Scout is a girl who is a member of the Girl Scouts …   English dictionary

  • Girl Scout — ☆ Girl Scout n. a member of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, an organization founded by Juliette Low (as Girl Guides) in 1912, which provides healthful, character building activities for girls five to seventeen years of age …   English World dictionary

  • girl scout — → escultismo, 2 …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Girl Scout — Girl′ Scout n. a member of an organization of girls that seeks to develop character, promote health, and foster skills • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Girl Scout — noun a girl who is a member of the Girl Scouts • Hypernyms: ↑Scout • Hyponyms: ↑Brownie • Member Holonyms: ↑Girl Scouts * * * noun 1. : a member of the Girl Scout movement founded in the United States …   Useful english dictionary

  • girl scout — {{#}}{{LM G19062}}{{〓}} {{[}}girl scout{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} → {{↑}}scout{{↓}}. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [guerl eskáut], con r suave. {{★}}{{\}}ORTOGRAFÍA:{{/}} Por ser un extranjerismo debe escribirse con cursiva u otra… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • girl scout — noun (C) a scout (=member of the Girl Scouts Association in the US) see also: boy scout …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Girl Scout — noun a girl belonging to the Scout Association …   English new terms dictionary

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