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Definition 1: the harsh sound of a duck - [noun denoting event]

(quack is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 2: an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice - [noun denoting person]

(quack is a kind of ...) a licensed medical practitioner

"I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"

(quack is a kind of ...) a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes

Definition 3: act as a medical quack or a charlatan - [verb of body]

(quack is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

"You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

(quack belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 4: utter quacking noises - [verb of communication]

Samples where quack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ducks quacked

(quack is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 5: medically unqualified - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where quack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a quack doctor

(quack is similar to ...) not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training

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