American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Slang Of excellent quality or ability; fine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See crackajack.
- adj. Exceptionally fine or excellent; top-notch; high quality.
- adj. Expert, top-rated or high-performing.
- adj. US, slang Referring to clothing items (pants, jersey, collar) that comprise the traditional blue uniform of enlisted men of the US Navy, following the sailor uniform worn by Sailor Jack on boxes of Cracker Jack snacks.
- n. An exceptionally fine or excellent thing or person.
- n. An expert or top-rated individual (e.g., a marksman)
- n. US, slang, in the plural The traditional blue uniforms of the enlisted men of the US Navy.
- n. US, slang A sailor.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Slang An individual of marked ability or excellence, esp. in some sport.
- n. United States A preparation of popped corn, candied and pressed into small cakes. The name Cracker Jack(TM) is now a trademark for a similar confection.
- n. something excellent of its kind.
- adj. Slang Of marked ability or excellence.
- n. someone excellent of their kind
- n. something excellent of its kind
- Probably from crack, first-rate + jack. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Him he described as a 'crackerjack' and commended to my esteem.”
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“4- He had the sense to call me on his cell phone, because lord knows the "crackerjack" staff at the hospital wasn't getting around to it anytime soon”
“crackerjack" trainer, and for the sake of winning that contest they were willing to endure her caustic comments meekly.”
“In John's youth, he was a crackerjack rock climber and that sensibility to earth and stone has found expression in much of his work.”
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Names that appear in common phrases/clichÃ¨s. (Also see sionnach's list, tom, dick and harry.)
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