crackerjack

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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.

crackerjack

mod. excellent; industrious. Fred is a crackerjack stockbroker, but his personal life is a mess.
References in classic literature ?
Poor Harry knew he had a specially, and a crackerjack, and it's up to me to find it."
"He drifted into seal hunting and became a crackerjack. For six years he was high line of both the Victoria and San Francisco fleets.
He was a connoisseur, for he had said that the picture was a crackerjack.
point Scouse Michelle " |Commons Speaker John Bercow made his TV debut as a Crackerjack contestant in 1975, aged 12
Every child who competed was given a Crackerjack pencil.
As she Tardis like a Crackerjack for y hcab-There is only one other problem to overcome: To remember I have a bag with me and not leave it behind in a pub.
Those watching from their living rooms were very jealous of children appearing on the show, who were given a coveted Crackerjack Pencil, later upgraded to a Crackerjack Pen.
The results set up a crackerjack clash on Friday when Hoffenheim travel to Bayern.
Accompanied by a crackerjack trio, the singer-guitarist has a ball on her fifth full-length album, romping through mostly little-known numbers composed between 1930 and 1956.
This is a crackerjack of a story with fast-moving action.
Back in 1976, when I was a crackerjack reporter for the Woodlawn High School Calumet, I interviewed the Baltimore County school district's superintendent, Joshua Wheeler.
Suzanne Carbone, 'A Crackerjack Game', Article (in) The Age, 11.06.02
Act I begins with the traditional Christmas party: Clara's grandchildren do a crackerjack hip-hop dance; a gospel choir (the Lafayette Inspirational Ensemble) sings; a daughter-in-law drinks too much punch.