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quack
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
quack /kwæk/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng kêu cạc cạc (vịt)
    • nội động từ
      • kêu cạc cạc (vịt)
      • toang toác, nói quang quác
      • danh từ
        • lang băm
        • kẻ bất tài nhưng làm bộ giỏi giang
        • (định ngữ) (thuộc) lang băm; có tính chất lang băm
          • quack remedies: thuốc lang băm
          • quack doctor: lang băm
      • ngoại động từ
        • quảng cáo khoác lác (một vị thuốc...)
      Concise Dictionary
      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
      Thesaurus Dictionary
      n.
      1 charlatan, impostor, pretender, fake(r), fraud, Colloq phoney or US also phony:
      The quack diagnosed Franny as having appendicitis, but it turned out that she was pregnant.
      adj.
      2 fake, fraudulent, sham, counterfeit, Colloq phoney or US also 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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