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.
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crackerjack

mod. excellent; industrious. Fred is a crackerjack stockbroker, but his personal life is a mess.
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