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Crackerjack   Listen
adjective
Crackerjack  adj.  (also spelled crackajack)  Of marked ability or excellence. (Slang)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Crackerjack" Quotes from Famous Books



... what, she's a crackerjack!" continued the invalid. Then, as Billiard's only answer was a vicious jerk which divested him of collar and waist at a single effort, Toady cried in surprise, "Why, Bill, ...
— Tabitha's Vacation • Ruth Alberta Brown

... those 'men only' troupes? You guessed it. I'm Blanche LeHaye, of the Sam Levin Crackerjack Belles. We get into North Bend at six to- morrow morning, and we play there to-morrow night, Sunday." She took a step forward so that her haggard face and artificially tinted hair were very near Emma McChesney. "Know what I was thinkin' just one ...
— Roast Beef, Medium • Edna Ferber

... wished Tom Slade was there, because he was the best tracker we ever had. He could track an airplane—that's what the fellows used to say. But he was over in France and the only other fellow in our troop who is a crackerjack at tracking, is Westy Martin. I don't say that just because he's a Silver Fox, because I have to admit that Artie Van Arlen and Wig Weigand are heroes, and they're not Silver Foxes. But, honest, Westy is a winner when it comes to tracking, ...
— Roy Blakeley • Percy Keese Fitzhugh

... "A crackerjack mystery tale; the story of Linford Pratt, who earnestly desired to get on in life, by hook or by crook—with no objection whatever to crookedness, so long as it could be performed in safety ...
— The Chestermarke Instinct • J. S. Fletcher



Words linked to "Crackerjack" :   nonsuch, nonesuch, thing, ideal, saint, paragon, jimdandy



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