: the act of going ahead of other people waiting in a line for something instead of waiting one's turn

Examples of queue-jumping in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After Willoughby and Schofield were accused of queue-jumping during Queen Elizabeth II’s lying-in-state last year (see more on that below), McCall unequivocally said the duo were safe in their jobs and even took Domino’s Pizza to task for making light of the controversy on Twitter. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 31 May 2023

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“Queue-jumping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queue-jumping. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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