Meaning of QUEUE in English

n. & v. esp. Brit.


1. a line or sequence of persons, vehicles, etc., awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed.

2 a pigtail or plait of hair.

--v.intr. (queues, queued, queuing or queueing) (often foll. by up) (of persons etc.) form a queue; take one's place in a queue.

Phrases and idioms:

queue-jump Brit. push forward out of turn in a queue.

Etymology: F f. L cauda tail

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.