Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A worldwide youth organisation for girls. Known as the Girl Scouts in the USA.
  • n. Plural form of Girl Guide.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • They run the Girl Guides; sing in the church choir; coach the kids' soccer team and take part in any number of community activities that take place every day of the year.

    Letters: Cuts that threaten the social fabric

  • Iris Morris Ferris (1910 – 1970) rose to the position of General Secretary in the London headquarters of the Girl Guides movement.

    Baghdadi Jewish Women in India.

  • But I think all the years of camping in Girl Guides, with my parents, and then with some super granola boyfriends have kind of sapped me of my camping spirit.

    » Confessions of a Hippie Mama Strocel.com

  • Girl Scouts sell Thin Mints, Girl Guides sell a similar cookie, but the cookie has a thin minty center instead of having mint in the cookie itself.

    dailycomic Diary Entry

  • It was said that he selected the wife who worked with him so long in so charitable a fashion, by picking her out of a whole regiment of women in uniform marching past at some official celebration, some said of the Girl Guides and some of the Women

    The Complete Father Brown

  • The minister said the decision to recruit from schools would mean that organisations such as the Boy Scouts, and Girl Guides and school cadets would have an important role to play as they would assist in recognising an "inclination" by youth towards military life.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 'We've been talking to the Girl Guides and their response has been great,' says Caryn Franklin.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • (NEW YORK - C-FAM) The World Association of Girl Scouts and Girl Guides hosted a no-adults-welcome panel at the United Nations this week where Planned Parenthood was allowed to distribute a brochure entitled "Healthy, Happy and Hot."

    Anglican Mainstream

  • Rehabilitation (BCGR), Ministry of Justice & Law Reforms, a total of 40 boys and 38 girls were invested as Boys Scouts and Girl Guides during a recent ceremony while they still continue to receive school education at Ratmalana Hindu College.

    Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka (MOD)

  • Like daffodils, Girl Guides and their cookies pop up every spring.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.