What does cub mean?

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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"


  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

  7. Origin: [Cf. Ir. cuib cub, whelp, young dog, Ir. & Gael. cu dog; akin to E. hound.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cub

    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.]

  2. Cub

    kub, n. a cattle-pen: chest.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cub in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Colorado Springs Police Department:

    The bear cub was tagged and released ... in hopes that she will be reunited with mama bear.

  2. Brian Stenzler:

    It's kind of like a mother bear, you come near a cub, that mother will do anything they have to do.

  3. Carry Nation:

    You have put me in here a cub, but I will come out roaring like a lion, and I will make all hell howl!

  4. Celia Falzone:

    She has been doing great with this cub, she’s nursing it, and cleaning it, and taking really good care of it.

  5. Saskya Pandita:

    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.

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