Maps, frequently based on slender suppositions, were cued up.
The disc jockey mumbled a few words, then played whatever record was cued up on his turntable.
Memories of post-Katrina revulsion at incompetence were cued up.
His dark eyes and his pensive expression were none the less effective for the white powder on his cued hair.
"stage direction," 1550s, from Q, which was used 16c., 17c. in stage plays to indicate actors' entrances, probably as an abbreviation of Latin quando "when" (see quandary) or a similar Latin adverb. Shakespeare has it as both Q and cue.
"billiard stick," 1749, variant of queue (n.). Cue ball first recorded 1881.
1928, from cue (n.1). Related: Cued, cueing.