Monday-morning-quarterback meaning

One who criticizes or passes judgment from a position of hindsight.
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A person who, after the event, offers advice or criticism concerning decisions made by others; one who second-guesses.
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The definition of a Monday morning quarterback is someone who is always criticizing and saying how he would have done something better or differently after the event has passed.

An example of a Monday morning quarterback is a person who talks about how he would never have bought those curtains, after they have already been installed and have been found to clash with the sofa.

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Alternative form of Monday-morning quarterback.
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(US, idiomatic) Someone who criticizes from hindsight.
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Origin of monday-morning-quarterback

  • Professional football games in the United States are often played on Sundays.

    From Wiktionary