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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cub, greenhorn, rookie(noun)

    an awkward and inexperienced youth

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

  2. cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy(noun)

    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 carnivore(verb)

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

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

  4. cub(verb)

    give birth to cubs

    "bears cub every year"

Editors Contribution

  1. baby bear

    Submitted by anonymous on January 17, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cub(n.)

    whelp, young beast (especially a young bear)

  2. cub(n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cub":

    cubs, ukr, pooh

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  1. Beth Kluttz:

    She thought she would impress the military by taking flying lessons. She had about 200 flying hours in, and flying a Piper Cub, and she thought that would impress the military and the Marine Corps, but when she got in there, they just put her behind the desk.

  2. Liz Joice:

    I got a lot more reasons to fight now than I did before, and I did a pretty good damn job the first time, so I don’t expect this will be any different, i ’m in mama bear mode — you’re messing with my cub, and I ’m gon na take you out.

  3. The Colorado Springs Police Department:

    The bear cub was tagged and released ... in hopes that she will be reunited with mama 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. 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.

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