cub: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kub), [key]
— n., v. cubbed, cub•bing.
  1. the young of certain animals, as the bear, lion, or tiger.
  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.
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  7. (cap.)Aeron. any small, light monoplane with a high wing, a single engine, and an enclosed cabin.
  1. to work as a cub reporter.
  2. (of a female bear, lion, tiger, etc.) to give birth to a cub or cubs.
  3. to hunt fox cubs.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. cubic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • cub (Thesaurus)