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scoutmaster

[skout-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈskaʊtˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
the leader or officer in charge of a band of scouts.
2.
the adult leader of a troop of Boy Scouts.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; scout1 + master
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Examples for scoutmaster
  • If you want to add this badge to your collection, be sure to talk to your scoutmaster before you begin.
  • It's a challenge no scoutmaster could ever have anticipated.
  • Nor has he lost the look of a large, rather helpless and owlish scoutmaster.
  • He has served many years as scoutmaster to local troops, national jamboree troops and leadership training courses.
British Dictionary definitions for scoutmaster

scoutmaster

/ˈskaʊtˌmɑːstə/
noun
1.
a former name for Scout Leader
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