Definition of Quackery in English :

Define Quackery in English

Quackery meaning in English

Meaning of Quackery in English

Pronunciation of Quackery in English

Quackery pronunciation in English

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1. empiricism, quackery

medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings

2. charlatanism, quackery

the dishonesty of a charlatan

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see synonyms of quackery
noun plural -eries
the activities or methods of a quack

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see synonyms of quackery
the claims or methods of a quack

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see synonyms of quackery
1. An untrained person who pretends to be a physician and dispenses medical advice and treatment.
2. A charlatan; a mountebank.
Relating to or characteristic of a quack: a quack cure.
intr.v. quacked, quack·ing, quacks
To act as a medical quack or a charlatan.

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