HyperDic: charlatan

English > 1 sense of the word charlatan:
NOUNperson charlatan, mountebanka flamboyant deceiver
charlatan > pronunciation
Soundsshaa'rlahtahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > charlatan: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes.
Synonymmountebank
Narrowerphrenologist, craniologistsomeone who claims to be able to read your character from the shape of your skull
quackAn untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishcharlatan de feria, charlatán, embaucador, sacamuelas, saltabanco, saltabancos, saltimbanqui
Catalansaltimbanqui, xarlatà

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