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crackerjack

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noun crack·er·jack \ˈkra-kər-ˌjak\

Definition of crackerjack

  1. :  a person or thing of marked excellence

crackerjack adjective


Examples of crackerjack

  1. <a young prospect who's supposed to be a crackerjack on the baseball diamond>

  2. <the cheese maker's aged cheddar is a real crackerjack>



Variants of crackerjack

also crack·a·jack play \-kə-ˌjak\

Origin of crackerjack

probably alteration of 3crack + jack (man)


First Known Use: 1893


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