What is another word for cub?

Synonyms for cub

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term cub.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cub, greenhorn, rookienoun

    an awkward and inexperienced youth

    young carnivore, greenhorn, sonny, rookie, laddie, sonny boy, lad

  2. cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boynoun

    a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)

    bloke, young carnivore, greenhorn, fella, gent, feller, sonny, rookie, fellow, laddie, chap, cuss, blighter, sonny boy, lad

  3. cub, young carnivoreverb

    the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion

    young carnivore, greenhorn, sonny, rookie, laddie, sonny boy, lad

  4. cubverb

    give birth to cubs

    "bears cub every year"

Matched Categories

Editors Contribution

  1. baby bear

    Submitted by anonymous on January 17, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cubnoun

    whelp, young beast (especially a young bear)

  2. cubnoun

    [In contempt.] child, young boy or young girl

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cub":

    cubs, ukr, pooh

How to pronounce cub?

How to say cub in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use cub in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Medlicott:

    Cub Scouts is a lot of fun, and now it's available to all kids, that's why we love' Scout Me In' -- because it speaks to girls and boys and tells them,' This is for you. We want you to join !'.

  2. Betty Naomi Friedan:

    Each suburban wife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffered Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night-she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question-Is this all

  3. The Colorado Springs Police Department:

    The quick-witted officers were able to get the cub into the back seat of a patrol car and brought her to nearby fire station 3, where a Department of Wildlife Ranger sedated the bear.

  4. Don Neiffer:

    We immediately noticed that the little cub had not increased in weight, appeared weaker and was exhibiting possible respiratory issues, despite extreme efforts on the part of our dedicated staff, we weren't able to change things.

  5. Brian Stenzler:

    It's kind of like a mother bear, you come near a cub, that mother will do anything they have to do.

Translations for cub

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for cub »


Find a translation for the cub synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"cub." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 31 Jan. 2023. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/cub>.

Discuss these cub synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for cub?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    A synonym for scanty
    • A. Dearth
    • B. Inaugurate
    • C. Gumption
    • D. Spurious

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for cub: