crackajack

[ krak-uh-jak ]
/ ˈkræk əˌdʒæk /

noun, adjective

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Example sentences from the Web for crackajack

  • I don't mind confessing that I told them a little about you—said you had no end of crackajack material I could use.

    Walking Shadows|Alfred Noyes
  • Arthur whittles things out of woodhell show you what he can do in a minutehes a crackajack.

    Maida's Little Shop|Inez Haynes Irwin
  • Ellabelle was a crackajack housekeeper and had plenty of time to lie out in the hammock and read 'Lucile' of afternoons.

    Somewhere in Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson