Synonyms of queue in English:


See US English definition of queue

See UK English definition of queue

See Spanish definition of cola


1‘there was a queue of people waiting for the bus’

line, row, column, file, chain, string, stream
procession, train, succession, progression, cavalcade, sequence, series
waiting list, reserve list
North American breadline, wait list, backup, waiting line
British informal crocodile

2‘he was sitting in a taxi, stuck in a queue along Knightsbridge’

traffic jam, jam, tailback, stream, gridlock
North American line
informal traffic snarl
British informal snarl-up


1‘we queued for ice creams’

line up, form lines, get into columns, get into rows, fall in, file, move in line, walk in line
British stand in a queue, form a queue, queue up
North American wait in line, form a line
British informal form a crocodile