verb (used without object), cubbed, cub·bing.
Origin of cub
Definition for cub (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for cub
The end is here, but for cub detective Henry Palace, there is still one more case to solve—that of his missing sister.
If true, the cub would be named 100 days after the birth, as the Chinese tradition goes.The Week in Weird: A Skyscraper Missing Elevators, ‘Frankenfish’ & More|Anna Brand|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One mother had an alarm go off on her phone saying it was time to take her boy to a Cub Scout meeting.
At what point can you tell that the “cub” has graduated to a more mature sexual persona?
It does not help that he once misspelled he name of Cub former star Ryne Sandberg and gave the wrong address for Wrigley Field.
She pushed the cub straight into one; but jerked him back unceremoniously before the mud had time to get any grip upon him.The House in the Water|Charles G. D. Roberts
The little professor, most comical of all, resembled nothing so much as the cub of an Arctic bear.Off on a Comet|Jules Verne
That's the way a wolf or a tiger would sound, outside the circle of a fire's glow, unable to help its kitten or cub.Winner Take All|Larry Evans
Dalgard had known Sssuri since he was a toddler and the other a cub coming to see the wonders of dry land for the first time.Star Born|Andre Norton
Orders immediately came for the corps to proceed to Cub Run, about two miles beyond Centreville.Three Years in the Sixth Corps|George T. Stevens
British Dictionary definitions for cub (1 of 2)
verb cubs, cubbing or cubbed
Word Origin for cub
British Dictionary definitions for cub (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for cub
1520s, cubbe "young fox," of unknown origin; perhaps from Old Irish cuib "whelp," or from Old Norse kobbi "seal." Extended to the young of bears, lions, etc., after 1590s. The native word was whelp. Cub Scout is from 1922.