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1. wolf

noun. ['ˈwʊlf'] any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs.

Synonyms

  • canid
  • Arctic wolf
  • grey wolf
  • maned wolf
  • Canis latrans
  • Canis niger
  • timber wolf
  • Canis
  • canine
  • Canis lupus tundrarum
  • wolf pup
  • prairie wolf
  • red wolf
  • brush wolf
  • gray wolf
  • white wolf
  • Canis rufus
  • coyote
  • genus Canis
  • wolf cub

Antonyms

  • male
  • humane
  • civilized
  • praise

Etymology

  • wolf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wulf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Wolf Cub

  • strubbe
  • strub
  • scrub
  • stubbe
  • stub
  • snub
  • shrub
  • grubb
  • grub
  • drub
  • clubb
  • club
  • tubb
  • tub
  • sub
  • rub
  • pub
  • nub
  • jubb
  • hub
  • dub
  • chubb
  • bubb
  • bub

Example sentences of the word wolf-cub


1. Noun Phrase
It is also possible that humans raised some wolf cubs and incorporated them into their daily lives.

2. Noun Phrase
As a wolf cub grows it develops attachment behavior and begins to exhibit dominant and submissive postures.

3. Noun Phrase
A very young wolf cub must have its mother massage its belly with her tongue in order to urinate.

2. wolf

noun. ['ˈwʊlf'] a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women.

Synonyms

  • womanizer
  • masher
  • skirt chaser
  • womaniser
  • philanderer

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • eat out
  • eat in
  • reassure

Etymology

  • wolf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wulf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wolf

verb. ['ˈwʊlf'] eat hastily.

Synonyms

  • wolf down

Etymology

  • wolf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wulf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wolf

noun. ['ˈwʊlf'] a cruelly rapacious person.

Synonyms

  • attacker
  • assailant
  • assaulter
  • aggressor
  • savage
  • wildcat
  • beast

Antonyms

  • nonviolent
  • official
  • nonexploratory
  • sound

Etymology

  • wolf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wulf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. Wolf

noun. Austrian composer (1860-1903).

6. Wolf

noun. German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824).

7. cub

noun. ['ˈkʌb'] an awkward and inexperienced youth.

Synonyms

  • tiro
  • initiate
  • novice
  • rookie
  • greenhorn
  • tyro

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • give
  • lack
  • bull

8. cub

noun. ['ˈkʌb'] the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion.

Synonyms

  • young carnivore
  • tiger cub
  • young mammal
  • bear cub

Antonyms

  • uninitiate
  • nonreligious person
  • female
  • female offspring

9. cub

verb. ['ˈkʌb'] give birth to cubs.

Synonyms

  • birth
  • have
  • give birth
  • deliver

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • stillbirth
  • abstain

10. cub

noun. ['ˈkʌb'] a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy).

Synonyms

  • laddie
  • sonny
  • male child
  • sonny boy
  • boy

Antonyms

  • female child
  • daughter
  • woman
  • forbid
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