Cub definition

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(old-fashioned) A novice newspaper reporter.
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One of the young of bears, wolves, lions, pandas, or certain other animals.
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The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Cuba.
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A member of the Cub Scouts.
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(baseball) A player on the team the "Chicago Cubs".

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

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A youth, especially one who is inexperienced, awkward, or ill-mannered.
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A novice or learner, particularly in newspaper reporting.
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A young fox, wolf, bear, lion, tiger, whale, etc.
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An inexperienced, awkward youth.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cub
Plural:
cubs

Origin of cub

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Cubs

    From Wiktionary