Cub Scout

noun

: a member of the scouting program of the Boy Scouts for boys in the first through fifth grades in school

Examples of Cub Scout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His older brother, Ryan, was part of an 11-member Cub Scout group trying to earn skating badges. Curtis Pashelka, The Mercury News, 16 Mar. 2024 When Michael was young, Vanessa was a Cub Scout leader and school volunteer. Molly Langmuir, Rolling Stone, 2 Feb. 2024 Brown also served as a Cub Scout den leader and coached many youth sports teams in basketball, soccer and baseball. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Aug. 2023 Both Timothy and his younger brother, Titus, were in the local Cub Scout pack, the Chronicle reported. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2022 The nonprofit of the night, the Hinsdale Humane Society, helped run the letters to Santa tent, a local Cub Scout troop set up a tent on the green and a handful of other local vendors sold popcorn balls and other treats. Jesse Wright, Chicago Tribune, 21 Nov. 2022 For Cub Scout Pack 773, reading the book and participating in related activities may not have warranted a merit badge, but the lesson still had plenty of merit. Susan Degrane, chicagotribune.com, 3 Feb. 2022 Troop 109, along with Cub Scout Pack 109, are sponsored by the Westchester Church at 98 Cemetery Road. courant.com, 15 Dec. 2021 Joey was already struggling with virtual school classes, and the family didn't pressure him to also participate in virtual Cub Scout activities. David Crary, Star Tribune, 30 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cub Scout was in 1924

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“Cub Scout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cub%20Scout. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

Cub Scout

noun
: a member of the Boy Scouts of America program for boys in the first through fifth grades in school
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