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Pronunciation of Queue Up: Learn how to pronounce Queue Up in English correctly

Learn how to say Queue Up correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word queue:

1chiefly British a line or sequence of people or vehicles awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed.
2 Computing a list of data items, commands, etc., stored so as to be retrievable in a definite order, usually the order of insertion.
3 archaic a plait of hair worn at the back.
verb (queues, queuing or queueing, queued)
1 [no object] chiefly British take one’s place in a queue:
in the war they had queued for food
(queue up) be extremely keen to do or have something:
companies are queuing up to move to the bay
2 [with object] Computing arrange in a queue:
input or output requests to a file are queued by the operating system

late 16th century (as a heraldic term denoting the tail of an animal): from French, based on Latin cauda ‘tail’. Compare with cue2. queue (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the mid 19th century

Spelling help

Queuing is usually spelled without an e before the i, although queueing is also correct.

Do not confuse cue with queue. Cue means ‘a signal for action’ (
the announcement was a cue for the crowd to gather
) or ‘a long wooden rod’, whereas queue means ‘a line of people or vehicles’ (
I joined the end of the queue