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quackery
  1. (medicine) The practice of fraudulent medicine, usually in order to make money or for ego gratification and power; health fraud.
  2. (countable) An instance of practicing fraudulent medicine.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “Posting this sort of apparently innocuous message to newsgroups and mailing lists is one of the hallmarks of spammers and purveyors of quackery.”
      “There you will find extensive accounts of this and other forms of quackery, from Ayurveda and aromatherapy to zen shiatsu to zone therapy.”
      “Let us not be put off by the use of the word holistic, which we have come frequently to associate with some homeopathic quackery.”
quacker
  1. One who quacks.
  2. (slang) A playing card with the rank of two; a duck.
  3. Examples:
    1. “Now it just happened that at that very minute quacker chanced to look that way.”
      “As he crept along, Reddy wondered if it could be that for once quacker had come ashore.”
      “Why, she walked right out on the little beach just below Reddy and in plain sight of quacker!”
quackgrass
  1. couch grass (a species of grass, Elymus repens)
  2. Examples:
    1. “Herbaceous perennials, such as quackgrass, mugwort, and Canada thistle, die back to the ground each year.”
      “These may be the best teeth for hard or rocky soil and for heavy infestations of quackgrass and other weeds with underground rhizomes.”
      “Perennial grasses such as bluegrass and quackgrass and broadleaves such as Canada thistle, bindweed, and curly dock also could be addressed with the weed control program.”
quackbusting
  1. (informal) The practice of exposing quackery in order to discredit it.
quackademic
  1. (derogatory) A quackish or pseudoscientific academic.
quackbuster
  1. (informal) A person who seeks to expose and discredit quackery.
quackism
  1. Behaviour of a quack; quackery.
quackishness
  1. The state or condition of being quackish.
quackster
quacking
  1. The sound made by a group of ducks; quacks.
quackhood
  1. (archaic, rare) quackery
quack
  1. The sound made by a duck.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “An alternative medicine quack reckoned he could cure Faulkner of his twitching with a six-month course of treatment.”
      “He went to see the quack this morning to get his monthly treatment.”
      “We could hear the quack of the ducks as we circled the pond.”
quackademics
  1. plural of quackademic
quackbusters
  1. plural of quackbuster
quackgrasses
  1. plural of quackgrass
quacksters
  1. plural of quackster
quackisms
  1. plural of quackism
quackings
  1. plural of quacking
quackeries
quackers
  1. plural of quacker
  2. Examples:
    1. “Don't know about you but if someone unwrapped a boiled egg on my bus I'd go quackers.”
quacks
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