Crackerjack definition

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(slang) Outstanding, as in skill or ability; excellent.
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(slang) A person or thing of recognized excellence.
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Of excellent quality or ability; fine.
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Exceptionally fine or excellent; top-notch; high quality.
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Expert, top-rated or high-performing.
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(US, slang) Referring to clothing items (pants, jersey, collar) that comprise the traditional blue uniform of the enlisted men of the US Navy, following the sailor uniform worn by Sailor Jack on boxes of Cracker Jack snacks.
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An exceptionally fine or excellent thing or person.
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An expert or top-rated individual (e.g., a marksman)
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(US, slang, in the plural) The traditional blue uniforms of the enlisted men of the US Navy.
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(US, slang) A sailor.
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Alternative spelling of crackerjack.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
crackerjack
Plural:
crackerjacks

Origin of crackerjack

  • Probably from crack first-rate jack

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition