Synonyms and Antonyms of cub
1 a person who is just starting out in a field of activity the kind of big story that can propel a cub reporter into the stratosphere of the newspaper world Synonyms of cub abecedarian, apprentice, babe, colt, beginner, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, novitiate, punk, recruit, rook, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro, virginWords Related to cub boot; amateur, dabbler, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationerNear Antonyms of cub expert, master, pro, professionalAntonyms of cub old hand, old-timer, vet, veteran
2 a young person who is between infancy and adulthood assigned to teach a bunch of young cubs how to play baseball Synonyms of cub bairn [chiefly Scottish], bambino, bud, chap [Southern & Midland], chick, child, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, squirt, whelp, youngling, youngster, youthWords Related to cub adolescent, minor; kindergartner (also kindergartener), preschooler, rug rat [slang], schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolgirl, schoolkid; babe, baby, bantling, infant, neonate, nestling, newborn, toddler, tot, tyke (also tike), weanling; brat, devil, hellion, imp, jackanapes, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchin, whippersnapper; cherub; preteen, preteen-ager, subteen, teen, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tween; lad, nipper, shaver, stripling, tad; bobby-soxer, hoyden, tomboyNear Antonyms of cub middle-ager; ancient, elder, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizenAntonyms of cub adult, grown-up
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