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cue1

 
 
pronunciation:
kyu
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything done or said during a play that is a signal for an actor to say or do something.
When he dropped the book it was my cue to laugh.
definition 2: anything that tells someone when to do something.
The bell was our cue to come to dinner.
similar words:
signal, spur
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cues, cuing, cued
definition: to give a sign or cue to.
The director cued the actor to enter from stage left.
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