Complete Definition of "cue"

xsee|cù'é|cùâé
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/kjuË/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uË|-uË

Homophones
queue

Etymology 1
From the letter Q, abbreviation of L. quando (âwhenâ).

Noun
en-noun

  1. An action or event that is a signal for somebody to do something.

Translations
trans-top|action or event that is a signal to do something
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|cues|cueing|cued

  1. The act of giving someone a cue signal.

Etymology 2
Variant of queue

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|sports|billiards|snooker|pool A straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in various games.

Translations
trans-top|straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in games such as billiards, snooker, and pool
Dutch: keu c
Finnish: köö
trans-mid
Spanish: taco m
Swedish: kö c, billiardkö c
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|cues|cueing|cued

  1. context|sports|billiards|snooker|pool The act of taking aim on the cue ball with the cue and hitting it.

Synonyms
cue up

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