Definition of Scout's honour in English:

Scout's honour


  • 1The oath taken by a Scout.

    1. 1.1informal Used to indicate that one has the honourable standards associated with Scouts, and so will stand by a promise or tell the truth.
      ‘‘Did you mention about a job for Leslie to him?’ Veronica asked. ‘Not yet, but I will, Scout's honour,’ Jimmy assured her’
      • ‘‘Okay, I won't do anything irrational,’ I said as I lifted up my hands, put up my first two fingers and folded the rest back,‘Scout's honour.’’
      • ‘He'll watch his mouth next time, Scout's honor.’
      • ‘I'll be there tomorrow night, Scout's honor!’