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cub

  

      n  
1    the young of certain animals, such as the lion, bear, etc.  
2    a young or inexperienced person  
      vb   , cubs, cubbing, cubbed  
3    to give birth to (cubs)  
     (C16: perhaps from Old Norse kubbi young seal; see cob1)  
  cubbish      adj  
  cubbishly      adv  


Cub  
      n      short for       Cub Scout  
cub reporter  
      n   a trainee reporter on a newspaper  
Cub Scout   , Cub  
      n   a member of a junior branch (for those aged 8--11 years) of the Scout Association  
Wolf Cub  
      n     (Brit)      the former name for       Cub Scout  
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Cub  
      n      short for       Cub Scout  


cub  
      n  
1    the young of certain animals, such as the lion, bear, etc.  
2    a young or inexperienced person  
      vb   , cubs, cubbing, cubbed  
3    to give birth to (cubs)  
     (C16: perhaps from Old Norse kubbi young seal; see cob1)  
  cubbish      adj  
  cubbishly      adv  
cub reporter  
      n   a trainee reporter on a newspaper  
Cub Scout   , Cub  
      n   a member of a junior branch (for those aged 8--11 years) of the Scout Association  
Wolf Cub  
      n     (Brit)      the former name for       Cub Scout  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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Cub Scout   , Cub         
      n   a member of a junior branch (for those aged 8--11 years) of the Scout Association  


cub  
      n  
1    the young of certain animals, such as the lion, bear, etc.  
2    a young or inexperienced person  
      vb   , cubs, cubbing, cubbed  
3    to give birth to (cubs)  
     (C16: perhaps from Old Norse kubbi young seal; see cob1)  
  cubbish      adj  
  cubbishly      adv  
Cub         
      n      short for       Cub Scout  
cub reporter  
      n   a trainee reporter on a newspaper  
Wolf Cub  
      n     (Brit)      the former name for       Cub Scout  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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cub

  
1    offspring, whelp, young  
2    babe     (informal)   beginner, fledgling, greenhorn     (informal)   lad, learner, puppy, recruit, tenderfoot, trainee, whippersnapper, youngster  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

cub n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"

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