Monday-morning quarterback

noun

: one who second-guesses
Monday-morning quarterbacking noun

Word History

Etymology

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

Dictionary Entries Near Monday-morning quarterback

Mondayish

Monday-morning quarterback

monde

Cite this Entry

“Monday-morning quarterback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monday-morning%20quarterback. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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