cue card


Definition of cue card

  1. :  a large card that can be seen by someone (such as an actor) who is performing or speaking on a stage or on television and that shows the words that the person is supposed to say

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the letter q

  1. :  a signal (such as a word, phrase, or bit of stage business) to a performer to begin a specific speech or action

    :  something serving a comparable purpose :  hint

    :  a feature indicating the nature of something perceived

  1. :  to give a cue to :  prompt

    :  to insert into a continuous performance

  1. :  a leather-tipped tapering rod for striking the cue ball (as in billiards and pool)

    :  a long-handled instrument with a concave head for shoving disks in shuffleboard

    :  queue

  1. :  queue

    :  to strike with a cue

    :  queue

  1. :  to cleanse, disentangle, and collect together (fibers) by the use of cards preparatory to spinning

  1. :  an instrument or machine for carding fibers that consists usually of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back

    :  an implement for raising a nap on cloth

  1. :  playing card

    :  a game played with cards

    :  card playing

  1. :  to place or fasten on or by means of a card

    :  to provide with a card

    :  to list or record on a card

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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