noun see charlatan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Charlatanism — Char la*tan*ism, n. [Cf. F. charlatanisme.] Charlatanry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • charlatanism — index fraud, hypocrisy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • charlatanism — charlatan ► NOUN ▪ a person falsely claiming to have a certain expertise. DERIVATIVES charlatanism noun charlatanry noun. ORIGIN Italian ciarlatano, from ciarlare to babble …   English terms dictionary

  • charlatanism — /shahr leuh tn iz euhm/, n. 1. the practice or method of a charlatan. 2. an instance of this. [1795 1805; CHARLATAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • charlatanism — A fraudulent claim to medical knowledge; treating the sick without knowledge of medicine or authority to practice medicine. SYN: quackery …   Medical dictionary

  • charlatanism — n. fraud, deception, quackery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • charlatanism — char·la·tan·ism …   English syllables

  • charlatanism — /ˈʃalətənɪzəm/ (say shahluhtuhnizuhm) noun the practices of a charlatan. Also, charlatanry /ˈʃalətənri/ (say shahluhtuhnree) …   Australian English dictionary

  • charlatanism — noun the dishonesty of a charlatan • Syn: ↑quackery • Hypernyms: ↑dishonesty, ↑knavery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roger Delano Hinkins — John Roger Hinkins John Roger Hinkins at an MSIA conference Born Roger Delano Hinkins 24 September 1934(1934 09 24) Rains, Utah, U.S …   Wikipedia

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