The couturier famously traveled the world on scouting trips, looking to draw design inspiration from sundry cultures.
Most of the files describe an individual with no logical reason to be interested in scouting, Kosnoff said.
scouting Report: Hmmm, it's the guy who produces CSI vs. the guy who starred in Law & Order.
late 14c., "observe or explore as a scout, travel in search of information," from Old French escouter "to listen, heed" (Modern French écouter), from Latin auscultare "to listen to, give heed to" (see auscultate). Related: Scouted; scouting.
"to reject with scorn," 1710, earlier "to mock" (c.1600), of Scandinavian origin (cf. Old Norse skuta, skute "to taunt"), probably from a source related to shout (v.). Related: Scouted; scouting; scoutingly.
"person who scouts, one sent out to gain information," 1550s, from scout (v.1). Boy Scout is from 1908. Scout's honor attested from 1908.