verb (used with object), cue-bid, cue-bid·den or cue-bid, cue-bid·ding.
to show control of (a suit) by a cue bid.
verb (used without object), cue-bid, cue-bid·den or cue-bid, cue-bid·ding.
to make a cue bid.
Cue vs. Queue
When do you cue, and when do you queue? Cue typically refers to a signal that encourages someone to take an action, while queue indicates an ordered line or file. Both cue and queue are pronounced like the letter Q, and are considered to be homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. Additionally, both cue and queue can be used …
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Origin of cue-bid
First recorded in 1960–65
a bid in a suit showing control of the suit, as having an assured winner or a void.
Origin of cue bid
First recorded in 1930–35
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contract bridge a bid in a suit made to show an ace or a void in that suit
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