Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cub

3 senses of cub

Sense 1
cub, greenhorn, rookie -- (an awkward and inexperienced youth)
       => novice, beginner, tyro, tiro, initiate -- (someone new to a field or activity)

Sense 2
cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy -- (a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy))
       => male child, boy -- (a youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform")

Sense 3
cub, young carnivore -- (the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion)
       => young mammal -- (any immature mammal)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cub

1 sense of cub

Sense 1
cub -- (give birth to cubs; "bears cub every year")
       => give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have -- (cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!")

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