Definition of "quackery" []

  • The activities or methods of a quack (noun)
  • The practice of fraudulent medicine, usually in order to make money or for ego gratification and power; health fraud. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • An instance of practicing fraudulent medicine. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quackery" in a sentence
  • "There are definitely problems in the medical system but this quackery is not the answer, it only creates more problems."
  • "Their definition of quackery is the application of treatments that have not been scientifically proven to have any effects, that are practiced by physicians as well as specialists without a MD and they organise congresses from time to time where they say things like this."
  • "What some call quackery was just the right prescription for Doletzky, who says he's suspicious of traditional treatment and the U.S. health care system."