from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a candied popcorn confection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A boxed snack consisting of caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts, well known for including surprise toys of nominal value.
- n. One kernel of the Cracker Jack snack.
- n. A quantity of the snack. Usually Cracker Jacks.
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Most of the temporary tattoos of my childhood came in boxes of Cracker Jack, which is why Cracker Jack makes me sad to this day.
Courtesy of Lisa Neimeth Plate by Lisa Neimeth Lisa Neimeth presses found and vintage objects—Cracker Jack charms, figurines, twigs, string, rocks, old machine parts—into clay and traces the shapes.
In a move that is sure to rock the sports novelty song world, Cracker Jack has been removed from the American classic, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."
The one-hundred-year contract Cracker Jack signed with original rights holder Schwartz & Steinberg Vaudevillian recently expired and, as expected, a fierce bidding war erupted to take over that important piece of baseball real estate.
And it's a cultural divide between those who believe that baseball represents something pure and simple -- father and son deciding on the spur of the moment to take in a ballgame, some peanuts and Cracker Jack -- and those who see sports as fuel to drive the engine of urban redevelopment, grease the dealmaking of the nation's corporate chieftains, and supply television with a steady source of programming to wrap around commercials.
They sang "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and, of course, enjoyed some Cracker Jack.
If you don't like the meal plan you are currently on, talk to the bursar's office, or there are vending machines with Cracker Jack and jujubes in the basement of your dormitory.
ÂConsequently, the work of Vernon Fisher is the surprise in the Cracker Jack box; it's visually splendid.
Consequently, the work of Vernon Fisher is the surprise in the Cracker Jack box; it's visually splendid.
After all, the Nobel twits pass out Peace Prizes with all the careful consideration that Cracker Jack puts into its choice of prizes.