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Definition of Clue


  1. A ball of thread, yarn, or cord; also, The thread itself.
  2. That which guides or directs one in anything of a doubtful or intricate nature; that which gives a hint in the solution of a mystery.
  3. A lower corner of a square sail, or the after corner of a fore-and-aft sail.
  4. A loop and thimbles at the corner of a sail.
  5. A combination of lines or nettles by which a hammock is suspended.
  6. A ball of thread; a thread or other means of guidance. Same as Clew.

Clue Quotations

I can't explain chemistry. I really can't. I haven't got a clue what it's all about. It just happens. It's like falling in love. You can't explain why you fall in love or explain why it's this particular person.
Elaine Stritch

Did you ever spell a word so bad that your spell check has absolutely no clue what you're trying to spell? What do you end up getting, you end up getting, like, a question mark. You got a million dollars of technology just looking back at you like, 'You got me, buddy. Which is pretty amazing because I have all the words.'
Bill Burr

My theory is that if you look confident you can pull off anything - even if you have no clue what you're doing.
Jessica Alba

In some sense man is a microcosm of the universe; therefore what man is, is a clue to the universe. We are enfolded in the universe.
David Bohm

It's always the small people who change things. It's never the politicians or the big guys. I mean, who pulled down the Berlin wall? It was all the people in the streets. The specialists didn't have a clue the day before.
Luc Besson
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Clue Translations

clue in German is Hinweis, Anhaltspunkt {m}
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