(Obs.) A trick or fraud
A claimant to a throne
A person who is not what he or she pretends to be; one who deceives, dissembles, is insincere, etc.; fraud
A person who pretends to be someone or something that he or she is not, as to deceive or cheat others
Deceit; trickery; cheating
Fake is defined as a knock-off, or someone or something that isn't what it appears to be.
Find another word for charlatans. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for charlatans, like: mountebanks, shams, pretenders, phoneys, impostors, frauds, fakers, cheats, humbugs and fakes.