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quack2

 
pronunciation:
kwaek
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who pretends do be a doctor, but doesn't have proper training or skill.
That quack promised that eating fast food would cure my stomach flu.
definition 2: anyone who pretends to be an expert; a fraud.
That quack claimed that he was a lawyer, though he never finished law school.
synonyms:
fake, fraud
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: like or relating to a quack.
She follows quack advice about dieting, but it never helps her lose weight.
synonyms:
fake
similar words:
counterfeit, false
derivations: quackish (adj.), quackishly (adv.), quackishness (n.)