Quack Quack, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Qvacked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quacking}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. D. kwaken, G. quacken, quaken, Icel. kvaka to twitter.] [1913 Webster] 1. To utter a sound like the cry of a duck. [1913 Webster]

2. To make vain and loud pretensions; to boast. `` To quack of universal cures.'' --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

3. To act the part of a quack, or pretender. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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