Definitions for crackerjackˈkræk ərˌdʒæk

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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.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jimdandy, jimhickey, crackerjack(noun)

    someone excellent of their kind

    "he's a jimdandy of a soldier"

  2. jimdandy, jimhickey, crackerjack(noun)

    something excellent of its kind

    "the bike was a jimdandy"


  1. crackerjack(Noun)

    An exceptionally fine or excellent thing or person.

  2. crackerjack(Noun)

    An expert or top-rated individual (e.g., a marksman)

  3. crackerjack(Noun)

    The traditional blue uniforms of the enlisted men of the US Navy.

  4. crackerjack(Noun)

    A sailor.

  5. crackerjack(Adjective)

    Exceptionally fine or excellent; top-notch; high quality.

  6. crackerjack(Adjective)

    Expert, top-rated or high-performing.

  7. crackerjack(Adjective)

    Referring to clothing items (pants, jersey, collar) that comprise the traditional blue uniform of the enlisted men of the US Navy, following the sailor uniform worn by Sailor Jack on boxes of Cracker Jack snacks.


  1. Crackerjack

    Crackerjack was a British children's comedy/variety BBC television series. It started on 14 September 1955 and ran for over 400 shows, first in black and white and later in colour, until 21 December 1984.


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