Translation of cub in Spanish:

cub

Pronunciation: /kʌb/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (young animal) cachorro (masculine)
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    • Young tiger and lion cubs are passed amongst large groups of people so they can have a ‘cute’ photo taken with a fluffy animal.
    • How does a female tiger protect her young cubs amid the sometimes violent attentions of three male suitors?
    • Over the years, some 400 pets have called the White House home, ranging from bear cubs, snakes, and a hyena, to cats and cows.
    1.2 (young person) (British English/inglés británico) [dated/anticuado], jovenzuelo, (masculine, feminine)
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    • There were three of us at infant school, cubs who were always playing together - Mark, Chris and me.
    • It is veteran versus tyro, wily old fox against bristling young cub, a man who has done it all against a boy who threatens to do it all.
    • Five cubs - most of the small village's complement of kids - were standing half-hidden beside the tent, staring at me.
    1.3Cub (Scout) lobato (masculine) he's in the Cub Scouts o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) Cubs pertenece a los lobatos (before noun/delante del nombre) Cub master (British English/inglés británico) jefe (masculine) de lobatos

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