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quacks|quacked|quackingkwæk noun +an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice +the harsh sound of a duck verb +utter quacking noises +act as a medical quack or a charlatan adj. +medically unqualified
The quack diagnosed Franny as having appendicitis, but it turned out that she was pregnant.
2 fake, fraudulent, sham, counterfeit, Colloq phoney or USalso phony:
Are you still going to see that quack doctor - the one who told you to take aspirin to relieve the pain from your ulcer?
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb +noun 1 the sound that a duck makes 2 (informal, disapproving) a person who dishonestly claims to have medical knowledge or skills: quack doctors + I've got a check-up with the quack (= the doctor) next week. +verb[V] when a duck quacks it makes the noise that is typical of ducks
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