Crackajack
Crackajack Crack"a*jack`, n. [Now usually spelled {crackerjack}.] [prob. from crack + jack, a man.] 1. An individual of marked ability or excellence, esp. in some sport; as, he is a crackajack at tennis. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A preparation of popped corn, candied and pressed into small cakes. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Crackajack — Crack a*jack , a. [Now usually spelled {crackerjack}.] Of marked ability or excellence. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crackajack — ☆ crackajack [krak′ə jak΄ ] adj., n. Slang CRACKERJACK …   English World dictionary

  • crackajack — Crackerjack Crack er*jack , a. [also spelled {crackajack}.] Of marked ability or excellence. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crackajack — variant of crackerjack * * * crackajack var. crackerjack n. and a …   Useful english dictionary

  • crackajack — noun see crackerjack …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crackajack — /krak euh jak /, n., adj. crackerjack. * * * …   Universalium

  • crackajack — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective & noun See crackerjack …   English dictionary for students

  • crackajack — adj. (Slang) great, excellent; of outstanding quality or ability n. someone who has great ability, something excellent; corn confection, sweet corn snack …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crackajack — /ˈkrækədʒæk/ (say krakuhjak) noun, adjective → crackerjack …   Australian English dictionary

  • crackerjack — Crackajack Crack a*jack , n. [Now usually spelled {crackerjack}.] [prob. from crack + jack, a man.] 1. An individual of marked ability or excellence, esp. in some sport; as, he is a crackajack at tennis. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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