Part of speech:
Characterized by lack of moral principles; unscrupulous
Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity.
A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
(Now Rare) A quack; charlatan
Something not genuine; sham; fake
The definition of dishonest is a person who cheats or lies.
Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.
(Archaic) A charlatan; quack
A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne.
An imitation that is meant to deceive; counterfeit
Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
(Not comparable) Relating to the origin or beginning; preceding all others.
- Fake is a colloquial term for a person who practices deception or misrepresentation
- Impostor applies esp. to a person who fraudulently assumes the identity or character of another
- Mountebank , in modern use, suggests a self-promoting person who resorts to cheap methods or trickery in his or her work, etc.
- Quack and charlatan both apply to a person who unscrupulously pretends to knowledge or skill he or she does not possess, but quack almost always is used of a fraudulent or incompetent practitioner of medicine
Find another word for quack. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quack, like: unprincipled, pretentious, dissembling, charlatan, mountebank, impostor, humbug, fraud, rogue, quacksalver and fake.