Definition of cue bid in English:

cue bid

Syllabification: cue bid


  • A bid intended to give specific information about the content of the hand to the bidder’s partner, for example, possession of a control in the opponents' suit.
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    • In disturbed auctions, however, a cue bid at the first opportunity is always artificial.
    • On the contrary, if she had a splinter bid, she would have a hand that cue bids in spades around 30% of the time.
    • This is a cue bid of the opponent's suit after your partner has opened the bidding (for your side).

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