"cubs" in the noun sense
1. cub, greenhorn, rookie
an awkward and inexperienced youth
2. cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy
a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
3. cub, young carnivore
the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion
"cubs" in the verb sense
give birth to cubs
"bears cub every year"
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