Monday-morning quarterbacking

Monday-morning quarterbacking
noun see Monday-morning quarterback

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Monday-morning quarterbacking — DISAPPROVING ► the act of saying how an event or problem should have been dealt with by others after it has already been dealt with: »The criticism now is nothing more than Monday morning quarterbacking. Main Entry: ↑quarterback …   Financial and business terms

  • Monday morning quarterback — Monday morning quarterbacking. Informal. a person who criticizes the actions or decisions of others after the fact, using hindsight to assess situations and specify alternative solutions. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Monday-morning quarterback — noun Etymology: from a fan s usually critical rehashing of the weekend football game strategy Date: 1932 one who second guesses • Monday morning quarterbacking noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Mondaymorning quarterback — Monday morning quarterback n. Informal One who criticizes or passes judgment from a position of hindsight.   Monday morning quarterbacking n. * * * …   Universalium

  • quarterback — quar‧ter‧back [ˈkwɔːtəbæk ǁ ˈkwɔːrtər ] verb [transitive] informal to organize or be in charge of an activity or event: • JPMS quarterbacked the selling effort of a Wall Street syndicate. * * * quarterback UK US /ˈkwɔːtəbæk/ verb [I or T] US ► to …   Financial and business terms

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  • hindsight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. retrospect (see memory). II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. retrospect, *Monday morning quarterbacking, experience, wisdom, knowledge, seasoned perception, looking back …   English dictionary for students

  • retrospect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. reminiscence, remembrance, retrospection, review. See memory. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hindsight, remembering, recollection, looking back; see memory 1 , review 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n.… …   English dictionary for students

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