Synonyms of quack in English:

quack


See definition of quack

noun

1‘the man is a quack selling fake medicines’

SYNONYMS

swindler, charlatan, mountebank, confidence trickster, fraud, fraudster, impostor, trickster, racketeer, hoaxer, sharper, rogue, villain, scoundrel

informal con man, shark, flimflammer, sharp

British informal twister

North American informal grifter, bunco artist, chiseller

Australian informal shicer, magsman, illywhacker

dated confidence man

rare defalcator

2‘get the quack to examine you’

SYNONYMS

doctor, physician, medical practitioner, medical man, medical person, medical woman

surgeon

informal doc, medic, medico

archaic leech, sawbones


adjective

1‘a quack doctor’

SYNONYMS

bogus, false, fraudulent, unqualified, not genuine

spurious, sham, imitation, mock, fake, feigned, simulated, dummy, make-believe, so-called, forged, counterfeit, pseudo, pretended

informal phoney, pretend

British informal cod