Associations to the word «Quackery»

Wiktionary

QUACKERY, noun. (legal) (medicine) (uncountable) The practice of fraudulent medicine, usually in order to make money or for ego gratification and power; health fraud.
QUACKERY, noun. (countable) An instance of practicing fraudulent medicine.

Dictionary definition

QUACKERY, noun. Medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings.
QUACKERY, noun. The dishonesty of a charlatan.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats