cub, greenhorn, rookie(noun)
an awkward and inexperienced youth
cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy(noun)
a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
cub, young carnivore(verb)
the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion
give birth to cubs
"bears cub every year"
A member of the Cub Scouts.
A player on the team the "Chicago Cubs".
Jones became a Cub as the result of a pre-season trade.
a young animal, esp. the young of the bear
jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy
to bring forth; -- said of animals, or in contempt, of persons
a stall for cattle
to shut up or confine
Origin: [Cf. Ir. cuib cub, whelp, young dog, Ir. & Gael. cu dog; akin to E. hound.]
Cub was an indie rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia that formed in 1992 and disbanded in 1997. They played a melodic, jangly form of pop punk that was dubbed "cuddlecore" by some music critics. Their song "New York City" was covered by They Might Be Giants on their album Factory Showroom, and their song "Little Star" was covered by Washington's Sicko on their album, Laugh While You Can Monkey Boy.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kub, n. the young of certain animals, as foxes, &c.: a whelp: a young boy or girl (in contempt).—v.i. to bring forth young:—pr.p. cub′bing; pa.p. cubbed.—adjs. Cub′bish, like a cub: awkward; Cub′-drawn (Shak.), drawn or sucked by cubs.—n. Cub′hood.—adj. Cub′less, without cubs. [Prob. Celt., as Ir. cuib, a whelp, from cu, a dog.]
kub, n. a cattle-pen: chest.
The numerical value of cub in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of cub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The bear cub was tagged and released ... in hopes that she will be reunited with mama bear.
It's kind of like a mother bear, you come near a cub, that mother will do anything they have to do.
You have put me in here a cub, but I will come out roaring like a lion, and I will make all hell howl!
When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished. It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants.
She did nurse one cub, but she didn’t nurse the other two, and she wasn’t bringing them toward her. She wasn’t doing all the things that we regard as normal maternal behavior.
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Translations for cub
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- бала, төлкө балаһыBashkir
- Löwenjunges, Wolfsjunges, Welpe, Fuchsjunges, Gepardenjunges, Junges, Pandajunges, Braunbärenjunges, Fuchswelpe, Dachsjunges, Leopardenjunges, Eisbärjunges, Tigerjunges, Eisbärenjunges, Tigerbaby, Löwenbaby, BärenjungesGerman
- ourson, louveteau, renardeau, lionceau, petitFrench
- cuilean, iseanScottish Gaelic
- bocs, kölyök, rókafiHungarian
- ձագ, կորյուն, քոթոթArmenian
- 子, 幼獣Japanese
- ferħ, ferħaMaltese
- młode, szczenię, lisięPolish
- pui, vulpanRomanian
- детёныш, львёнок, лисёнок, волчонок, тигрёнок, медвежонокRussian
- tawanaSouthern Sotho
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