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eagle scout

ea·gle scout
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-guh l skout]
    • /ˈi gəl skaʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-guh l skout]
    • /ˈi gəl skaʊt/

Definitions of eagle scout words

  • noun eagle scout a boy scout who has achieved the highest rank in U.S. scouting. 1
  • noun eagle scout a (Boy) Scout who has attained the highest level of qualifications possible within the movement 0
  • noun eagle scout the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts 0
  • noun eagle scout a Scout having this rank 0
  • noun eagle scout The highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. 0

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Origin of eagle scout

First appearance:

before 1910
One of the 15% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15

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Parts of speech for Eagle scout

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

eagle scout popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

eagle scout usage trend in Literature

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