Definitions for cubkʌb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the young of certain animals, esp. the bear, wolf, lion, and whale.

    Category: Mammals

  2. a young shark.

    Category: Ichthyology

  3. a young and inexperienced person, esp. a callow youth or young man.

  4. a young person serving as an apprentice.

  5. Category: Journalism

    Ref: cub reporter.

  6. Ref: cub scout.

Origin of cub:

1520–30; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cub, greenhorn, rookie(noun)

    an awkward and inexperienced youth

  2. cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy(noun)

    a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)

  3. cub, young carnivore(verb)

    the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion

  4. cub(verb)

    give birth to cubs

    "bears cub every year"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cub(noun)ʌb

    a young bear or big cat

    lion cubs


  1. Cub(ProperNoun)

    A member of the Cub Scouts.

  2. Cub(ProperNoun)

    A player on the team the "Chicago Cubs".

    Jones became a Cub as the result of a pre-season trade.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cub(noun)

    a young animal, esp. the young of the bear

  2. Cub(noun)

    jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy

  3. Cub

    to bring forth; -- said of animals, or in contempt, of persons

  4. Cub(noun)

    a stall for cattle

  5. Cub(noun)

    a cupboard

  6. Cub(verb)

    to shut up or confine


  1. Cub

    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.

Anagrams of cub

  1. UBC

Translations for cub

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the young of certain animals such as foxes, lions etc

a bear cub.

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