quack significado, quack definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( quacks    plural & 3rd person present)   ( quacking    present participle)   ( quacked    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   If you call someone a quack or a quack doctor, you mean that they claim to be skilled in medicine but are not.  
oft N n     (disapproval)    I went everywhere for treatment, tried all sorts of quacks.     
2       adj   Quack remedies or quack cures are medical treatments that you think are unlikely to work because they are not scientific.  
ADJ n     (disapproval)   
3       verb   When a duck quacks, it makes the noise that ducks typically make.  
There were ducks quacking on the lawn.      V  
      Quack is also a noun., n-count; sound  
Suddenly he heard a quack.     
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      n   charlatan, fake, fraud, humbug, impostor, mountebank, phoney or phony     (informal)   pretender, quacksalver     (archaic)  
      adj   counterfeit, fake, fraudulent, phoney or phony     (informal)   pretended, sham  

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Consulte también:

quackery, quake, quark, quick

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