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Etymology 1Edit

From French queue.

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NounEdit

Queue m or n (genitive Queues, plural Queues)

  1. (billiards, snooker, pool) cue
Usage notesEdit
  • Originally neuter. Now predominantly masculine in Germany.
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Queue f (genitive Queue, plural Queues)

  1. (military, archaic) the end of a column of troops
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Etymology 2Edit

From English queue, from the French in etymology 1.

PronunciationEdit

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Queue f (genitive Queue, plural Queues)

  1. (computing) queue (waiting list, e.g. of tasks to be done)
DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Queue is one of a small number of German nouns which can or historically could have all three genders; see the appendix.