cue bid

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: a bid in contract bridge in a suit previously bid by an opponent made with the purpose of showing an ace or a void in that suit
: a bid in contract bridge showing the ace or less often a void or a king in the suit


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intransitive verb

: to make a cue bid

transitive verb

: to indicate possession of (an ace, void, or king) by bidding the suit

Word History



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“Cue bid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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