Monday-morning quarterback

1. noun
Someone who criticizes from hindsight.
2. verb
To 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

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