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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A signal, hint, or suggestion. Also: a stick used in the game of pool or billiards.

Usage examples (39)
  • The last word of the song is the cue for the other actors to come on stage.
  • Keep workin 'those scales, baby; your cue is about to be called.
  • ANGRY BROOMSTICK yeah the title cue is amazing and dark, but that's the whole point of the story.
  • 'Ale take our cue from the Fathers of Confederation. for more
Tutoring comment
  • He stood in the "queue" (line of people waiting) with his "cue" (stick used in billiards) stick and waited for his turn to play.
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