Monday morning quarterback


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Monday morning quarterback

n. Informal
One who criticizes or passes judgment from a position of hindsight.

Monday morning quarterbacking n.

Monday morning quarterback

n
chiefly informal US and Canadian a person who criticizes or suggests alternative courses of action from a position of hindsight after the event in question

Mon′day morn′ing quar′terback


n.
a person who offers hindsight solutions to problems already faced by others.
[1940–45]
Mon′day morn′ing quar′terbacking, n.
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