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cub

 (kŭb)
n.
1. One of the young of bears, wolves, lions, pandas, or certain other animals.
2. A youth, especially one who is inexperienced, awkward, or ill-mannered.
3. A novice or learner, particularly in newspaper reporting.

[Origin unknown.]
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cub

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

Cub

(kʌb)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) short for Cub Scout
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cub

(kʌb)

n.
1. the young of certain animals, esp. the bear, wolf, lion, and whale.
2. a young shark.
3. a young and inexperienced person, esp. a callow youth or young man.
4. a young person serving as an apprentice.
[1520–30; orig. uncertain]
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cub


Past participle: cubbed
Gerund: cubbing

Imperative
cub
cub
Present
I cub
you cub
he/she/it cubs
we cub
you cub
they cub
Preterite
I cubbed
you cubbed
he/she/it cubbed
we cubbed
you cubbed
they cubbed
Present Continuous
I am cubbing
you are cubbing
he/she/it is cubbing
we are cubbing
you are cubbing
they are cubbing
Present Perfect
I have cubbed
you have cubbed
he/she/it has cubbed
we have cubbed
you have cubbed
they have cubbed
Past Continuous
I was cubbing
you were cubbing
he/she/it was cubbing
we were cubbing
you were cubbing
they were cubbing
Past Perfect
I had cubbed
you had cubbed
he/she/it had cubbed
we had cubbed
you had cubbed
they had cubbed
Future
I will cub
you will cub
he/she/it will cub
we will cub
you will cub
they will cub
Future Perfect
I will have cubbed
you will have cubbed
he/she/it will have cubbed
we will have cubbed
you will have cubbed
they will have cubbed
Future Continuous
I will be cubbing
you will be cubbing
he/she/it will be cubbing
we will be cubbing
you will be cubbing
they will be cubbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cubbing
you have been cubbing
he/she/it has been cubbing
we have been cubbing
you have been cubbing
they have been cubbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cubbing
you will have been cubbing
he/she/it will have been cubbing
we will have been cubbing
you will have been cubbing
they will have been cubbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cubbing
you had been cubbing
he/she/it had been cubbing
we had been cubbing
you had been cubbing
they had been cubbing
Conditional
I would cub
you would cub
he/she/it would cub
we would cub
you would cub
they would cub
Past Conditional
I would have cubbed
you would have cubbed
he/she/it would have cubbed
we would have cubbed
you would have cubbed
they would have cubbed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cub - an awkward and inexperienced youthcub - an awkward and inexperienced youth  
beginner, initiate, tiro, tyro, novice - someone new to a field or activity
2.cub - a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
boy, male child - a youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"
3.cub - the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lioncub - the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion
young mammal - any immature mammal
lion cub - a young lion
bear cub - a young bear
tiger cub - a young tiger
Verb1.cub - give birth to cubs; "bears cub every year"
birth, give birth, bear, deliver, have - cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
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cub

noun young, baby, offspring, whelp three day-old lion cubs
Related words
collective noun litter
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Translations
جَرْوشِبْلشِبْل كشْفـي
mláděvlče
ungeUlveunge
pentu
mladunče
állatkölyökkiscserkész
húnn; ungi; yrîlingur, ylfingurylfingur
野獣の子
짐승의 새끼
jaunasis skautasjauniklisvilkiukas
jaunskautsmazulis
mladič
unge
ลูกของสัตว์
con thú con

cub

[kʌb]
A. N
1. (= animal) → cachorro m
wolf/lion cubcachorro m de lobo/león
2. (also cub scout) → lobato m, niño m explorador
3. (Brit) (o.f.) (= youngster) → jovenzuelo m
B. CPD cub reporter Nperiodista mf novato/a
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cub

[ˈkʌb] n
(= young animal) → petit m (d'un animal)
a lion and her cubs → une lionne et ses petits
lion cub → lionceau m
fox cub → renardeau m
bear cub → ourson m
(also cub scout) → louveteau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cub

n
(of animal)Junge(s) nt
Cub (= Cub Scout)Wölfling m
(= cub reporter)junger Reporter, junge Reporterin
(inf, = boy) → grüner Junge
viwerfen

cub

:
Cub mistress
nWölflingsmutter f
cub reporter
Cub Scout
nWölfling m
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cub

[kʌb] n
a.cucciolo
lion cub → leoncino
wolf cub → lupetto
b. (also cub scout) → lupetto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cub

(kab) noun
1. the young of certain animals such as foxes, lions etc. a bear cub.
2. (with capital. short for Cub Scout) a member of the junior branch of the Scouts.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

cub

شِبْل mládě unge Junges νεογνό ζώου cachorro pentu petit mladunče cucciolo 野獣の子 짐승의 새끼 welp (dyre)unge młode filhote детеныш unge ลูกของสัตว์ yavru con thú con 幼兽
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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