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quack

Synonyms of quack in English:

noun

  • 1 the man is a quack selling fake medicines
    British informaltwister
    North American informalgrifter, bunco artist, chiseller
    Australian informalshicer, magsman, illywhacker
  • 2 get the quack to examine you
    doctor, physician, medical practitioner, medical man/woman/person;
    Navy surgeon
    informaldoc, medic, medico
    archaicleech, sawbones
  • adjective

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  • a quack doctor a quack cancer therapy
    bogus, false, fraudulent, unqualified, not genuine;
    informalphoney, pretend
    British informalcod
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