Definition of Scout's honor in US English:

Scout's honor


  • 1The oath taken by a Boy Scout or Girl Scout.

    1. 1.1informal Used to indicate that one has the same honorable standards associated with Scouts and so will stand by a promise or tell the truth.
      • ‘He'll watch his mouth next time, Scout's honor.’
      • ‘I'll be there tomorrow night, Scout's honor!’
      • ‘‘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.’’