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scouting

[ skou-ting ]SEE DEFINITION OF scouting

Synonyms for scouting

  • examine
  • explore
  • inspect
  • case
  • ferret
  • hunt
  • observe
  • probe
  • reconnoiter
  • search
  • seek
  • spot
  • spy
  • survey
  • watch
  • have a look-see
  • look for
  • run reconnaissance
  • rustle up
  • set eyes on
  • stake out
  • take in
  • track down
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Antonyms for scouting

  • find
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • shun
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCOUTING

They had been driving the cows home during this learned exposition on scouting.

We are spending our time mostly in foraging, scouting, and patrolling.

He jumps here and there like a kangaroo when he goes on one of his scouting trips.

It should never be forgotten that Scouting is chosen by the girls because it interests them.

Like all scouting, sea scouting is both recreation and education.

There was scouting and skirmishing in which they bore an active part.

As usual, the Rangers were assigned to outpost duty and scouting.

To be a tenderfoot means to occupy the lowest grade in scouting.

Out of the darkness to the north came Maury Stafford with a scouting party.

For the moment they had forgotten every principle of scouting.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, verbal noun from scout (v.1). Boy Scout sense from 1908.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SCOUTING

disdainful

adjectivescornful
  • aloof
  • antipathetic
  • arrogant
  • averse
  • cavalier
  • contemning
  • contemptuous
  • cool
  • derisive
  • despising
  • egotistic
  • haughty
  • high-and-mighty
  • hoity-toity
  • indifferent
  • insolent
  • lordly
  • overbearing
  • proud
  • rejecting
  • repudiating
  • scouting
  • sneering
  • snooty
  • supercilious
  • superior
  • toplofty
  • unsympathetic
  • uppity
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