HyperDic: quackery

English > 2 senses of the word quackery:
NOUNactquackery, empiricismmedical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings
actquackery, charlatanismthe dishonesty of a charlatan
quackery > pronunciation
Soundskwae'keriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > quackery: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningmedical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings.
Synonymempiricism
Broadermedical practiceThe practice of medicine
Spanishcuranderismo, empirismo
Adjectivesempiric, empiricalrelying on medical quackery
Verbsquackact as a medical quack or a charlatan
English > quackery: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe dishonesty of a charlatan.
Synonymcharlatanism
Broaderdishonesty, knaverylack of honesty
Spanishcharlatanería, charlatanismo
Catalanxerramenta

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