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Definition of "cue" [cue]

  • Games A long tapered rod with a leather tip used to strike the cue ball in billiards and pool. (noun)
  • Games A long stick with a concave attachment at one end for shoving disks in shuffleboard. (noun)
  • A queue of hair. (noun)
  • A line of waiting people or vehicles; a queue. (noun)
  • Games To strike with a cue. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cue" in a sentence
  • "ANGRY BROOMSTICK yeah the title cue is amazing and dark, but that's the whole point of the story."
  • "Keep workin 'those scales, baby; your cue is about to be called."
  • "The entire scheme is covered with a plush green roof that takes its cue from the surrounding countryside."