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Another word for quack

  1. One who fakes

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Another word for quack


Synonym Study

  • 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