The definition of a charlatan is a fraud or a person who pretends to have some skill or be something he isn't.
A person who swindles; cheat
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
The definition of a hustler is a person who is aggressively hard-working who knows how to get around problems, or a person who makes money by doing something dishonest.
A peddler or huckster
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 mountebanks. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mountebanks, like: charlatans, swindlers, pretenders, phoneys, impostors, hustlers, hawkers, frauds, fakers, cheats and hucksters.