The tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue.
- Games A long tapered rod with a leather tip used to strike the cue ball in billiards and pool.
- Games A long stick with a concave attachment at one end for shoving disks in shuffleboard.
- A queue of hair.
- A line of waiting people or vehicles; a queue.
- Games To strike with a cue.
- To braid or twist (hair) into a queue.
- To form a line or queue.
- A signal, such as a word or action, used to prompt another event in a performance, such as an actor's speech or entrance, a change in lighting, or a sound effect.
- A reminder or prompting.
- A hint or suggestion.
- Music An extract from the music for another part printed, usually in smaller notes, within a performer's part as a signal to enter after a long rest.
- Music A gesture by a conductor signaling the entrance of a performer or part.
- Psychology A stimulus, either consciously or unconsciously perceived, that elicits or signals a type of behavior.
- Archaic One's assigned role or function.
- Archaic A mood; a disposition.
- To give a cue to; signal or prompt.
- To insert into the sequence of a performance: cued the lights for the monologue scene.
- To position (an audio or video recording) in readiness for playing: cue up a record on the turntable.
- cue in To give information or instructions to, as to a latecomer.
- The letter q.