Part of speech: noun

The young of the bear, fox, wolf, etc.; a whelp.

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Usage examples "cub":

  1. And- yes, for the sake of that young cub of a man that had ordered him out of the office. - "The Son of his Father", Ridgwell Cullum.
  2. It all made the cub feel dreadfully small, dreadfully alone. - "Dusty Star", Olaf Baker.
  3. I don't believe he will accept your offer, for he's an independent little cub and, as I have put him to work, I can't insist upon it. - "Dick in the Everglades", A. W. Dimock.