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Meaning of CUB

Pronunciation:  kub

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion
  2. [n]  a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
  3. [n]  an awkward and inexperienced youth
  4. [v]  give birth to cubs, as of bears, for example

CUB is a 3 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: greenhorn, lad, laddie, rookie, sonny, sonny boy, young carnivore
 See Also: bear cub, beginner, boy, initiate, lion cub, litter, male child, novice, tiger cub, tiro, tyro, young mammal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cub\ (k[u^]b), n. [Cf. Ir. cuib cub, whelp, young dog, Ir.
    & Gael. cu dog; akin to E. hound.]
    1. A young animal, esp. the young of the bear.
    2. Jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward,
       rude, ill-mannered boy.
             O, thou dissembling cub! what wilt thou be When time
             hath sowed a grizzle on thy case?     --Shak.
  2. \Cub\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Cubbed} (k[u^]bd); p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Cubbing}.]
    To bring forth; -- said of animals, or in contempt, of
    persons. ``Cubb'd in a cabin.'' --Dryden.
  3. \Cub\, n. [Cf. {Cub} a young animal.]
    1. A stall for cattle. [Obs.]
             I would rather have such . . . .in cub or kennel
             than in my closet or at my table.     --Landor.
    2. A cupboard. [Obs.] --Laud.
  4. \Cub\, v. t.
    To shut up or confine. [Obs.] --Burton.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a cub in your dream, represents innocence, playfulness and/or mischievousness. It is also symbolic of your children or siblings.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: birdling, boy, bub, bubba, buck, bud, buddy, calf, catling, chick, chickling, chicky, colt, dogie, duckling, fawn, fellow, fledgling, foal, fryer, gosling, hobbledehoy, kid, kit, kitten, lad, laddie, lamb, lambkin, litter, manchild, master, muchacho, nest, nestling, piglet, pigling, polliwog, pullet, pup, puppy, schoolboy, shoat, sonny, sonny boy, tadpole, weaner, whelp, yeanling, young man, youth