- 1. nounSomeone who criticizes from hindsight.2. verbTo criticize from hindsight.
Before any show, we "Monday-morning quarterback" the last show. Each man points out his partners errors, then has to listen to his own.
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monday morning quarterback — (USA) A Monday morning quarterback is someone who, with the benefit of hindsight, knows what should have been done in a situation … The small dictionary of idiomes
Monday morning quarterback — ☆ Monday morning quarterback n. a person who, after the event, offers advice or criticism concerning decisions made by others; one who second guesses … English World dictionary
monday morning quarterback — noun also monday quarterback Usage: usually capitalized Monday Etymology: so called from the fact that most American football games are played on weekends : a person who using hindsight criticizes what others have done easy to be a Monday morning … Useful english dictionary
Monday morning quarterback — American a fantasist who judges by hindsight The spectator who watches the weekend game may take his criticism to work with him on Monday: ... the Monday morning quarterback who could have won the ball game if he had been on the team … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
monday morning quarterback — (USA) A Monday morning quarterback is someone who, with the benefit of hindsight, knows what should have been done in a situation. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
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 — np Someone who offers advice when it is too late. Fritz is aMonday morning quarterback who is never there when you need him. 1930s … Historical dictionary of American slang
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
Monday-morning quarterback — noun, pl ⋯ backs [count] US disapproving : a person who unfairly criticizes or questions the decisions and actions of other people after something has happened After the water main broke, the Monday morning quarterbacks [=second guessers] in the… … Useful english dictionary
monday-morning quarterback — n. one who criticizes following an action, person who second guesses, person who criticizes from a viewpoint of hindsight … English contemporary dictionary