English to Afrikaans Meaning :: quack

Quack :
kwak
- kwak

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Noun(1) an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice(2) the harsh sound of a duck
Verb(1) utter quacking noises(2) act as a medical quack or a charlatan
Adjective(1) medically unqualified

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(1) Depressed by the abundance of absurd claims for quack alternative therapies, he had set up the site as a credulity experiment.(2) As with most quack cure claims about ‘toxins’, the actual toxins were not named.(3) Some of these remedies have been closer to quack concoctions.(4) Among the modern evils to fall under Ince's scrutiny was quack alternative medicine.(5) She will also turn her attention to Irish ducks, which presumably quack with an agreeable brogue.(6) My comments on quack medicine have brought on challenges from some readers.(7) One theory is that the sound of the quack tails away, which makes the echoes difficult to hear.(8) a quack doctor(9) But similarly, a new-age quack healer would disagree with a brain surgeon.(10) quack cures(11) As we took off, I could hear a faint quack of relief from Archie's new acquaintances.(12) You are drawn to the plight of the bird in the air pump, the sad and frightened girls and the wild eyes of the quack scientist.(13) It helps if you can whip the populace into a panic like some snake oil salesman, then sell them the quack cure.(14) It is to help those who have fallen for the lies and deceit of quack medicine and pseudoscience.(15) I heard a thump and a quack , and guessed that he'd run into the wall (head first, as usual).(16) he went to see the quack this morning
Related Words
(1) quack doctor ::
kwak dokter
Synonyms
Noun
2. charlatan ::
charlatan
3. mountebank ::
clown
4. trickster ::
Bedrieër
5. fraud ::
bedrog
6. fraudster ::
bedrieër
7. impostor ::
bedrieër
10. snake oil salesman ::
slang olie verkoopsman
11. shark ::
haai
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