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Definition of "mountebankery" []

  • The practices of a mountebank; quackery; boastful and vain pretenses. (noun)

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Use "mountebankery" in a sentence
  • "At times Cord's own'talents verged on mountebankery. and the best of mountebanks had no little skill at thievery and its adjunctive crafts."
  • "There is no fun going on now-a-days -- no quackery, no mountebankery, no asses, colonial or otherwise."
  • "He was, when he chose to lay aside his mountebankery, an excellent and inspiring conductor."
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