[moun-tuh-bangk] /ˈmaʊn təˌbæŋk/
a person who sells quack medicines, as from a platform in public places, attracting and influencing an audience by tricks, storytelling, etc.
any charlatan or quack.
verb (used without object)
to act or operate as a mountebank.
(formerly) a person who sold quack medicines in public places
a charlatan; fake
(intransitive) to play the mountebank
“a doctor that mounts a bench in the market, and boasts his infallible remedies and cures” [Johnson], 1570s, from Italian montambanco, contraction of monta in banco “quack, juggler,” literally “mount on bench” (to be seen by crowd), from monta, imperative of montare “to mount” (see mount (v.)) + banco, variant of banca “bench” (see bank (n.2)). Figurative and extended senses from 1580s.
[moun-tid] /ˈmaʊn tɪd/ adjective 1. seated or riding on a horse or other animal. 2. serving on horseback or on some special , as soldiers or police. 3. Military. (formerly) permanently equipped with horses or vehicles for transport. Compare (def 4). 4. having or set in a : mounted gems. 5. put into position for […]
[moun-ter] /ˈmaʊn tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that .
noun 1. (def 1). 2. something regarded as the most difficult or challenging of its kind: the Mount Everest of international sailing. [ev-er-ist, ev-rist] /ˈɛv ər ɪst, ˈɛv rɪst/ noun 1. Mount, a mountain in S Asia, on the boundary between Nepal and Tibet, in the Himalayas: the highest mountain in the world. 29,028 feet […]
[fair-weth-er] /ˈfɛərˌwɛð ər/ noun 1. Mount, a mountain in SE Alaska. 15,292 feet (4660 meters). /ˈfɛəˌwɛðə/ noun 1. Mount Fairweather, a mountain in W North America, on the border between Alaska and British Columbia. Height: 4663 m (15 300 ft)