Noun(1) a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
(1) All along, he was an audacious mountebank and a mendacious bully, who knew almost nothing about actual existing communism and who never identified a single Soviet agent.(2) He was, in fact, a charlatan, a mountebank , a zany without any shame or dignity.(3) He has been described as a ├ö├ç├┐a mountebank , a charlatan and a scribbler├ö├ç├û by one author, although others see him as a proto-social scientist.(4) Is this not the age of the mountebank , of the spin-doctor and his big lies?(5) Epithets of ├ö├ç├┐statesman├ö├ç├û were thrown around, but charlatan or mountebank might have been more appropriate.(6) Whitman, so deeply sensuous that his poetry has the emotive compulsion of the fairground mountebank , was famous enough to be used in advertisements.(7) What could that mountebank of a preacher have said to turn his mind so?(8) He is not yet regarded as the mountebank he really is.(9) A lifestyle guru is a modern sort of mountebank , selling quack advice instead of false medicines.(10) He is a mountebank and a racist.(11) And you, editors of my beloved Book Review, without which no weekend would be complete, should be ashamed, deeply so, for giving this mountebank such unwarranted attention.(12) The word toady comes from ├ö├ç├┐toad-eater├ö├ç├û: a quack's or mountebank 's assistant who would eat, or pretend to eat, a toad so he could be cured by the medicine man.(13) Yes, for a long time I have been agitating for the licensing of ├ö├ç├┐psychics├ö├ç├û and other such mountebanks .(14) It has become the profession of public office seekers, title hunters, social pushers, dollar diddlers, mountebanks and cads.(15) There had always been mountebanks and charlatans operating in the public squares, but they now dominated the marketplace.(16) You get back idiotic form letters from these mountebanks telling you they ├ö├ç├┐care├ö├ç├û and ├ö├ç├┐are investigating.├ö├ç├û
2. charlatan ::
3. confidence trickster ::
4. fraud ::
5. fraudster ::
6. impostor ::
7. trickster ::
11. snake oil salesman ::
slang olie verkoopsman
12. sharp ::
14. bunco artist ::
Different Formsmountebank, mountebanks
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