charlatanry

[shahr-luh-tn-ree]
noun, plural charlatanries.

Origin:
1630–40; charlatan + -ry

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charlatan (ˈʃɑːlətən)
 
n
someone who professes knowledge or expertise, esp in medicine, that he or she does not have; quack
 
[C17: from French, from Italian ciarlatano, from ciarlare to chatter]
 
'charlatanism
 
n
 
'charlatanry
 
n
 
charlatan'istic
 
adj

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