quackery

noun quack·ery \ ˈkwa-k(ə-)rē \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of quackery

: the practices or pretensions of a quack

Examples of quackery in a Sentence

  1. His cure was nothing but quackery.

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First Known Use of quackery

circa 1711


QUACKERY Defined for English Language Learners

quackery

noun

Definition of quackery for English Language Learners

  • : the methods and treatments used by unskillful doctors or by people who pretend to be doctors


Medical Dictionary

quackery

noun quack·ery \ ˈkwak-(ə-)rē \

medical Definition of quackery

plural quackeries
: the practices or pretensions of a quack

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