The act of one who scouts.
A braided ring to hold a neckerchief.
The Scout Movement.
A waste of time and/or money; a pointless activity.
‘white elephant’; ‘Opponents consider this another billion-dollar government boondoggle.’;
The activities of boy scouts and girl scouts.
(intransitive) To waste time on a pointless activity.
exploring in order to gain information;
‘scouting in enemy territory is very dangerous’;
a braided cord made by hand by young scouts, used for various purposes, such as a hat cord or a key chain.
Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide youth movement employing the Scout method, a program of informal education with an emphasis on practical outdoor activities, including camping, woodcraft, aquatics, hiking, backpacking, and sports. Another widely recognized movement characteristic is the Scout uniform, by intent hiding all differences of social standing in a country and making for equality, with neckerchief and campaign hat or comparable headwear.
a useless, wasteful, or impractical project; - especially one authorized by a government agency as a favor to partisans, to employ unemployed people, or in return for corrupt payments.
to do useless, wasteful, or trivial work.
work of little or no value done merely to look busy
do useless, wasteful, or trivial work
A boondoggle is a project that is considered a waste of both time and money, yet is often continued due to extraneous policy or political motivations.