a bid in a suit showing control of the suit, as having an assured winner or a void.
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Origin of cue bid
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby cue bid
Definition for cue bid (2 of 2)
[ kyoo-bid ]
/ ˈkyuˈbɪd /
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.
Origin of cue-bid
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for cue bid
contract bridge a bid in a suit made to show an ace or a void in that suit
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