quackish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quack +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

quackish (comparative more quackish, superlative most quackish)

  1. Like a quack (fraudulent doctor), or characteristic of quackery.
    • 1827, Robert Pollok, The Course of Time
      The frothy orator, who busked his tales
      In quackish pomp of noisy words

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