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Definition of Cue

Cue

  1. The tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue.
  2. The last words of a play actor's speech, serving as an intimation for the next succeeding player to speak; any word or words which serve to remind a player to speak or to do something; a catchword.
  3. A hint or intimation.
  4. The part one has to perform in, or as in, a play.
  5. Humor; temper of mind.
  6. A straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in playing billiards.
  7. To form into a cue; to braid; to twist.
  8. A small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing.

Cue Quotations

I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards. If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.
Juan Manuel Fangio

When I started on 'Saturday Night Live,' I had the choice of wearing contact lenses, which I had never worn before, or glasses, in order to be able to read the cue cards.
Tina Fey

I am not a good cue card reader.
Adam Carolla

When I was a teenager, my dad used to call me 'Hollywood' because I wore sunglasses all the time, even at night. Cue song.
Michael Weatherly

And (cue music swell) motherhood turned out to be the most meaningful thing I've ever done with my life. Really.
Nia Vardalos
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Cue Translations

cue in German is Aufruf {m}
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