[kwak-uh-ree] /ˈkwæk ə ri/
noun, plural quackeries.
the practice or methods of a .
an instance of this.
noun (pl) -eries
the activities or methods of a quack
1690s, from quack (n.) + -ery.
The practices of ”quacks”: and knew it was ”world-class quackery” (1709+)
noun, Inland North and North Midland U.S.. 1. a couch grass, Agropyron repens, a pernicious weed in cultivated fields. noun 1. another name for couch grass
[kwak-sal-ver] /ˈkwækˌsæl vər/ noun 1. a quack doctor. 2. a charlatan. /ˈkwækˌsælvə/ noun 1. an archaic word for quack2 n. 1570s; see quack (n.1).
[kwak] /kwæk/ noun 1. a fraudulent or ignorant pretender to medical skill. 2. a person who pretends, professionally or publicly, to skill, knowledge, or qualifications he or she does not possess; a charlatan. adjective 3. being a quack: a quack psychologist who complicates everyone’s problems. 4. presented falsely as having curative powers: quack medicine. 5. […]
[kwod] /kwɒd/ noun, Informal. 1. a quadrangle, as on a college campus. [kwod] /kwɒd/ Printing. noun 1. Also called quadrat. a piece of type metal of less height than the lettered types, serving to cause a blank in printed matter, used for spacing. verb (used with object), quadded, quadding. 2. to space out (matter) by […]