Monday-morning quarterback


: one who second-guesses
Monday-morning quarterbacking noun

Word History


from a fan's usually critical rehashing of the weekend football game strategy

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Monday-morning quarterback was in 1931

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Monday-morning quarterback


Cite this Entry

“Monday-morning quarterback.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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