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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Crack′er Jack`*

  1. a confection of caramel-coated popcorn.

    Category: Cooking

* Trademark..

crack•er•jackˈkræk ərˌdʒæk(n.)

  1. a person or thing that shows marked ability or excellence.

  2. (adj.)exceptionally fine.

Origin of crackerjack:

1890–95, Amer.; earlier crackajack, rhyming compound based on crack (adj.)


  1. Cracker Jack(Noun)

    One kernel of the Cracker Jack snack.

  2. Cracker Jack(Noun)

    A quantity of the snack. Usually Cracker Jacks.

  3. Cracker Jack(ProperNoun)

    A boxed snack consisting of caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts, well known for including surprise toys of nominal value.


  1. Cracker Jack

    Cracker Jack is an American brand of snack consisting of molasses-flavored candy-coated popcorn and peanuts, well known for being packaged with a prize of nominal value inside. Some food historians consider it the first junk food. Cracker Jack is famous for its connection to baseball lore.


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