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quack

Synonyms of quack in English:

noun

  • 1 the man is a quack selling fake medicines
    British informal twister
    North American informal grifter, bunco artist, chiseller
    Australian informal shicer, magsman, illywhacker
    rare defalcator
  • 2 get the quack to examine you
    doctor, physician, medical practitioner, medical man/woman/person;
    Navy  surgeon
    informal doc, medic, medico
    archaic leech, sawbones
  • adjective

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  • a quack doctor a quack cancer therapy
    bogus, false, fraudulent, unqualified, not genuine;
    informal phoney, pretend
    British informal cod
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