Television and film are enormously influential in our culture, particularly for the cues they send about health and sexuality.
If not, your teenage daughters are taking their cues from Bristol Palin and Jamie Lynn Spears.
On Friday morning, take some cues from around the world—if you can stomach it.
"stage direction," 1550s, from Q, which was used 16c., 17c. in stage plays to indicate actors' entrances, probably as an abbreviation of Latin quando "when" (see quandary) or a similar Latin adverb. Shakespeare has it as both Q and cue.
"billiard stick," 1749, variant of queue (n.). Cue ball first recorded 1881.
1928, from cue (n.1). Related: Cued, cueing.