quacksalver

Definitions:

  • A quack or charlatan.
  • One who boasts of his skill in medicines and salves, or of the efficacy of his nostrums; a charlatan; a quack.
  • One who boasts of his skill in medicines and salves, or of the efficacy of his prescriptions; a charlatan; a quack; a mountebank.
  • One falsely <xref>claiming</xref> to possess <xref>medical</xref> or other skills, especially one who dispenses <xref>potions</xref>, <xref>ointments</xref>, etc. <xref>supposedly</xref> having <xref>curative</xref> powers.
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