- (n.) One who mounts a bench or stage in the market or other public place, boasts of his skill in curing diseases, and vends medicines which he pretends are infalliable remedies; a quack doctor.
- (n.) Any boastful or false pretender; a charlatan; a quack.
- (v. i.) To play the mountebank.
- (v. t.) To cheat by boasting and false pretenses; to gull.