ACTION/EVENT [C] › an action or event that is a sign that something should happen: The final goal was the cue for celebration. SIGNAL [C] › a signal that tells someone to start speaking or doing something when acting in a play, film, etc
on cue › If something happens on cue, it happens at exactly the right time: Then, right on cue, Andrew appeared at the door.
take your cue from sb/sth › to copy what someone else does: I took my cue from the others and left.
STICK [C] › a long, straight stick used to hit the balls in games like snooker (= a game played with small coloured balls on a table)