HyperDic: quack

English > 5 senses of the word quack:
NOUNperson quackan untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
eventquackthe harsh sound of a duck
ADJECTIVEallquackmedically unqualified
VERBcommunicationquackutter quacking noises
bodyquackact as a medical quack or a charlatan
quack > pronunciation
Soundskwae'k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > quack: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmedically unqualified.
Example"a quack doctor"
Broaderunqualifiednot meeting the proper standards and requirements and training
Spanishcharlatán
English > quack: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice.
Broaderdoctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medicoA licensed medical practitioner
mountebank, charlatanA flamboyant deceiver
Spanishcurandero
Catalancurandero, eixarmador, remeier
Verbsquackact as a medical quack or a charlatan
English > quack: 5 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe harsh sound of a duck.
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishcuack, cuac
Verbsquackutter quacking noises
English > quack: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter quacking noises.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The ducks quacked"
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishgraznar
Catalanclacar
Nounsquackthe harsh sound of a duck
English > quack: 5 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningact as a medical quack or a charlatan.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Spanishencomiar, ensalzar
Nounsquackan untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
quackerymedical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict