Definition of Monday morning quarterback in English:

Monday morning quarterback

Line breaks: Mon¦day morn|ing quar¦ter|back

noun

North American informal
A person who passes judgement on and criticizes something after the event.
More example sentences
  • Critics and Monday morning quarterbacks are a dime a dozen, but it remains to be seen.
  • I'm getting a little sick and tired of the Monday morning quarterbacks out there determining that she did something wrong.
  • Put aside the fact that this commission is supposed to be finding out what actually happened, not drawing up plays like Monday morning quarterbacks.

Derivatives

Monday morning quarterbacking

noun
More example sentences
  • In such situations, an officer's action should not be subjected to 20/20 hindsight or Monday morning quarterbacking.
  • There is plenty of room for Monday morning quarterbacking after each election cycle about which candidates might have made it to Congress if they had been given a little more backing.
  • This analysis clearly shows that the argument that the Fed could have easily deflated the bubble in 1997-98 is a horrible case of Monday morning quarterbacking.

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