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mon·day-morn·ing quar·ter·back

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  1. Monday-morning quarterbacknoun

    Someone who criticizes from hindsight.

  2. Monday-morning quarterbackverb

    To criticize from hindsight.

  3. Etymology: Professional football games in the United States are often played on Sundays.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monday-morning quarterback in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monday-morning quarterback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of monday-morning quarterback in a Sentence

  1. Mike Bawden:

    It’s always so easy to Monday morning quarterback the ER, but everyone was really nice — even the other patients, i think it’s important for folks to realize that nobody’s the villain.

  2. Tom Verni:

    I don't know of any other officer that would have really done all that much different, if you Monday-morning-quarterback this situation, anyone could come up with 1,000 different ways that they think they could have handled it at that time and place... (But) people make certain choices when they're interacting with police.

  3. Charlie Crist:

    I’ve been in those shoes and people like to Monday-morning quarterback these things a lot, i don’t think this is a time for criticism.

  4. Laura Coates:

    The jury instructions were really centered around that term 'reasonable.' Defining the word 'reasonable.' And the jury instructions required this jury to look through the lens and perspective of Kyle Rittenhouse. Not Monday morning quarterback, not the jurors, or the court of public opinion in hindsight, what would he reasonably and what did he reasonably believe about the possibility of a lethal threat or harm and grave bodily harm?

  5. Raymond Chandler:

    Common sense always speaks too late. Common sense is the guy who tells you ought to have had your brakes relined last week before you smashed a front end this week. Common sense is the Monday morning quarterback who could have won the ball game if he had been on the team. But he never is. He's high up in the stands with a flask on his hip. Common sense is the little man in a gray suit who never makes a mistake in addition. But it's always somebody else's money he's adding up.


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