quarterbacking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quarterback +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

quarterbacking (uncountable)

  1. (American football) The act of playing as a quarterback
  2. (US) The action of making criticisms after the event
    • 2019 May 19, Alex McLevy, “The final Game Of Thrones brings a pensive but simple meditation about stories (newbies)”, in The A.V. Club[1]:
      Plenty of past seasons’ events could look ill-conceived in the critical eye of Monday-morning quarterbacking, but previously, the show had earned the benefit of the doubt that missteps on the part of supposedly intelligent characters were a plausible lack of in-world foresight.

Verb[edit]

quarterbacking

  1. present participle of quarterback