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cub

noun \ˈkəb\

: a young animal that eats meat

Full Definition of CUB

1
a :  a young carnivorous mammal (as a bear, fox, or lion)
b :  a young shark
2
:  a young person
3
:  apprentice; especially :  an inexperienced newspaper reporter

Examples of CUB

  1. <the kind of big story that can propel a cub reporter into the stratosphere of the newspaper world>
  2. <assigned to teach a bunch of young cubs how to play baseball>

Origin of CUB

probably akin to Middle English cobbe leader of a group, head — more at cob
First Known Use: 1530

Rhymes with CUB

CUB Defined for Kids

cub

noun \ˈkəb\

Definition of CUB for Kids

1
:  the young of various animals (as the bear, fox, or lion)
2
:  cub scout

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