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crackerjack

1. noun Someone who is regarded as outstanding or superb. Based on his stellar resume, this guy seems like he'd be a crackerjack of an employee.
2. adjective Outstanding or superb That's a crackerjack idea—I think we should implement it right away.
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crackerjack

mod. excellent; industrious. Fred is a crackerjack stockbroker, but his personal life is a mess.
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Crackerjacks Children's Trust was established to help relieve the stress and strains in life that coping with a severe disability may present.
I must offer an apology, I may have intimated that only the current administration were "car hating crackerjacks".
I should have intimated that previous administrations were car hating crackerjacks as well.
They have real crackerjacks in Warne and McGrath and we don't, so it will have to be a group effort to get the Ashes back."
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When you consider that motorists currently have to drive around Newcastle like the figure in an old Pacman game, because of the car-hating crackerjacks who run the traffic management directorate, it's a miracle he got out of the car park, never mind all the way to the Laing.