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Noun: cub  kúb
  1. The young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear, wolf or lion
    - young carnivore
     
  2. An awkward and inexperienced youth
    - greenhorn [N. Amer], rookie
     
  3. A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
    - lad, laddie [UK], sonny, sonny boy, boyo [UK, Ireland], son
Verb: cub (cubbed,cubbing)  kúb
  1. Give birth to cubs
    "bears cub every year"

Derived forms: cubbing, cubs, cubbed

Type of: bear, beginner, birth, boy, deliver, give birth, have, initiate, male child, novice, rookie, tiro, tyro, young mammal

Encyclopedia: Cub