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Is cub a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word cub is a Scrabble US word. The word cub is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

C3U1B3

Is cub a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word cub is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

C3U1B3

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3 letters words from 'cub'

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Definitions and meaning of cub

cub

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kʌb/
  • Rhymes: -ʌb

Etymology 1

Origin unknown. Perhaps compare Old Norse or Icelandic kobbi (seal), Old Irish cuib (whelp).

Noun

cub (plural cubs)

  1. A young fox.
  2. (by extension) The young of certain other animals, including the bear, wolf, lion and tiger.
  3. (humorous or derogatory) A child, especially an awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy.
  4. (slang) A young man who seeks relationships with older women, or "cougars".
  5. (obsolete) A stall for cattle.
  6. (obsolete) A cupboard.
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  7. Synonym of cub reporter
    • 1978, The Journalism Quarterly (volume 55, page 652)
      Swain has interviewed 67 reporters on 16 metropolitan dailies in 10 cities — from cubs to veterans — who talk candidly []
    • 2018, Randall S. Sumpter, Before Journalism Schools
      [] from competing publications and the editors of publications that might buy freelance material from cubs.
Derived terms
  • cub reporter
Translations

Verb

cub (third-person singular simple present cubs, present participle cubbing, simple past and past participle cubbed)

  1. To give birth to cubs
  2. To hunt fox cubs
  3. (obsolete) To shut up or confine.

Etymology 2

Noun

cub (plural cubs)

  1. Acronym of cashed up bogan.

References

Anagrams

  • BUC, UBC

Albanian

Etymology

From South Slavic; compare Serbo-Croatian ćȕba ‘tuft, crest’, Polish czub ‘crest; tip’. Mann posits that the noun might be from Gothic 𐌸𐌹𐌿𐍆𐍃 (þiufs), although this is unlikely.

Adjective

cub m (feminine cube)

  1. bobtailed, having a docked tail
  2. awnless (of grain)

Derived terms

Noun

cub m (indefinite plural cuba, definite singular cubi, definite plural cubat)

  1. mountain bandit, robber, brigand, highwayman
  2. (figuratively) crazy hero, crazy fool

Derived terms

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Catalan

Etymology

From Latin cubus.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkup/

Noun

cub m (plural cubs)

  1. cube (regular polyhedron having six square faces)
  2. (mathematics) cube (the third power of a number)

Related terms

  • cúbic

Further reading

  • “cub” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Romanian

Etymology

From French cube, Latin cubus.

Noun

cub n (plural cuburi)

  1. cube

Yola

Etymology

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Noun

cub

  1. gull

References

  • Jacob Poole (1867) , William Barnes, editor, A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English colony in the baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, J. Russell Smith, →ISBN

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to bring forth young.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)