What does CUE mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cue(noun)

    an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech

  2. clue, clew, cue(noun)

    evidence that helps to solve a problem

  3. discriminative stimulus, cue(noun)

    a stimulus that provides information about what to do

  4. cue, cue stick, pool cue, pool stick(verb)

    sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards

  5. prompt, remind, cue(verb)

    assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cue(noun)

    the tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue

  2. Cue(noun)

    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. Cue(noun)

    a hint or intimation

  4. Cue(noun)

    the part one has to perform in, or as in, a play

  5. Cue(noun)

    humor; temper of mind

  6. Cue(noun)

    a straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in playing billiards

  7. Cue(verb)

    to form into a cue; to braid; to twist

  8. Cue(noun)

    a small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing

  9. Origin: [From q, an abbreviation for quadrans a farthing.]


  1. Cue

    A theatrical cue is the trigger for an action to be carried out at a specific time. It is generally associated with theatre and the film industry. They can be necessary for a lighting change or effect, a sound effect, or some sort of stage or set movement/change.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cue

    kū, n. the last words of an actor's speech serving as a hint to the next speaker: any hint: the part one has to play. [Acc. to some from Fr. queue, tail, as the ending words of the last speech; in 17th cent. written Q, and derived from L. quando, 'when,' i.e. when the actor was to begin.]

  2. Cue

    kū, n. a twist of hair at the back of the head: a rod used in playing billiards.—v.t. of the hair, to form in a cue. [Fr. queue—L. cauda, a tail.]


  1. Cue

    Cue (formerly Greplin) is a free service that helps people make the most of their day. Cue intelligently ties together and surfaces useful information at the right time from the accounts they use most, including email, contacts, and calendar. People can see their entire day at a glance or simultaneously search across all of their accounts with Cue.

Editors Contribution

  1. cue

    A piece of equipment created and designed to hit a cue ball in pool, snooker or other games played on a billard- table.

    Cues can be made from wood or other forms of suitable material e.g. graphite.

Suggested Resources

  1. CUE

    What does CUE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the CUE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for CUE »

  1. ecu, écu, UCE


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CUE in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CUE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Animal Planet:

    She's one of the only giraffes at the Dallas Zoo who can stick her long tongue out on cue!

  2. Animal Planet:

    She's one of the only giraffes at the Dallas Zoo who can stick her long tongue out on cue.

  3. James Vernon:

    I gave them the cue to get the heck out of there, and, boy, they did that! Quick, like rabbits.

  4. Officer Sanjay Kapoor:

    We'll follow their cue and direction as they decide to go up to 14, or not, through the end of the decade.

  5. Chuck Carlson:

    We are going to start to get into earnings season and that is going to begin to be the bigger cue for this market.

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