Quack

Adjective

  • falsely presented as having medicinal powers.

    "Don't get your hopes up; that's quack medicine!"

Noun

  • A fraudulent healer or incompetent professional, especially a doctor of medicine; an impostor who claims to have qualifications to practice medicine.

    "That doctor is nothing but a lousy quack!"

  • Carlyle
  • A charlatan.
  • A fraudulent healer or incompetent professional, especially a doctor of medicine; an impostor who claims to have qualifications to practice medicine.

    "Polly (to security guard, referring to Dr. Feingarten): Are you going to let that shyster in there?Dr. Feingarten: I could sue you, Polly. A shyster is a disreputable lawyer. I'm a quack.- From the motion picture SOB"

  • (slang) A doctor.
  • The sound made by a duck.

    "Did you hear that duck make a quack?"

Verb

  • (obsolete) To make vain and loud pretensions; to boast.
  • To make a noise like a duck.

    "Do you hear the ducks quack?"

  • To practice or commit quackery.
  • To make a noise like a duck.

    "The more breadcrumbs I threw on the ground, the more they quacked."

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