Associations to the word «Quack»

Wiktionary

QUACK, noun. The sound made by a duck.
QUACK, verb. To make a noise like a duck.
QUACK, noun. A fraudulent healer or incompetent professional, especially a doctor of medicine; an impostor who claims to have qualifications to practice medicine.
QUACK, noun. A charlatan.
QUACK, noun. Carlyle
QUACK, noun. (slang) A doctor.
QUACK, verb. To practice or commit quackery.
QUACK, verb. (obsolete) To make vain and loud pretensions; to boast.
QUACK, adjective. Falsely presented as having medicinal powers.
QUACK GRASS, noun. Alternative form of quackgrass
QUACK LIKE A DUCK, verb. (simile) To appear to be exactly what one is.

Dictionary definition

QUACK, noun. An untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice.
QUACK, noun. The harsh sound of a duck.
QUACK, verb. Utter quacking noises; "The ducks quacked".
QUACK, verb. Act as a medical quack or a charlatan.
QUACK, adjective. Medically unqualified; "a quack doctor".

Wise words

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
Ray Bradbury