Synonyms of scout


1. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket, watchman, watcher, security guard

usage: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

2. Scout, male child, boy, female child, girl, little girl

usage: a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

3. scout, talent scout, recruiter

usage: someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)

4. scout, pathfinder, guide, expert

usage: someone who can find paths through unexplored territory


1. scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitre, observe

usage: explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

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Definition and meaning of scout (Dictionary)