mal·​prac·​ti·​tio·​ner ˌmal-prak-ˈti-sh(ə-)nər How to pronounce malpractitioner (audio)
: one who engages in or commits malpractice

Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of malpractitioner was in 1800

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“Malpractitioner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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