crackerjack

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

crack·er·jack

noun \ˈkra-kər-ˌjak\

Definition of CRACKERJACK

:  a person or thing of marked excellence
crackerjack adjective

Variants of CRACKERJACK

crack·er·jack also crack·a·jack \-kə-ˌjak\

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>

Origin of CRACKERJACK

probably alteration of 3crack + jack (man)
First Known Use: 1893

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Cracker Jack
Previous Word in the Dictionary: crackerberry
All Words Near: crackerjack

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up crackerjack? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More