Crackerjack
Crackerjack Crack"er*jack`, a. [also spelled {crackajack}.] Of marked ability or excellence. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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  • Crackerjack — may refer to: Cracker Jack, a snack consisting of caramel coated popcorn and peanuts Crackerjack (TV series), a British children s comedy television series, running from 1955 until 1984 Crackerjack (1994 film), an adventure film starring Thomas… …   Wikipedia

  • Crackerjack — Crack er*jack , n. [also 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] Syn: jimdandy, jimhickey. [Webster 1913 Suppl.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crackerjack — Crack er*jack , n. [also 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] Syn: jimdandy, jimhickey. [Webster 1913 Suppl.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crackerjack — ☆ crackerjack [krak′ər jak΄ ] adj. [late 19th c. slang: extension of CRACK1, adj. + JACK (nickname)] Slang outstanding, as in skill or ability; excellent n. 1. Slang a person or thing of recognized excellence 2. [also C ] [occas. pl.] CRACKER… …   English World dictionary

  • crackerjack — mod. excellent; industrious. □ Fred is a crackerjack stockbroker, but his personal life is a mess. □ Clare is a crackerjack teacher, but she is looking for something that pays a real salary …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 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

  • crackerjack — 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

  • crackerjack — also crackajack noun Etymology: probably alteration of 3crack + jack (man) Date: 1895 a person or thing of marked excellence • crackerjack adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crackerjack — crack|er|jack [ krækə,dʒæk ] adjective AMERICAN INFORMAL extremely skillful or well done: a crackerjack baseball team …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • CrackerJack — Suplex Un suplex est un mouvement au catch et à la lutte. En français, suplex veut dire « souplesse ». C est une des prises les plus utilisées au catch. Un suplex consiste à projeter l adversaire à terre sur le dos, le cou ou les… …   Wikipédia en Français

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