Origin of charlatan
Related formschar·la·tan·ic [shahr-luh-tan-ik] /ˌʃɑr ləˈtæn ɪk/, char·la·tan·i·cal, char·la·tan·ish, char·la·tan·is·tic, adjectivechar·la·tan·i·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for charlatan
Read a cautionary tale about the seductive and dangerous power of a charlatan sociopath, featuring goats and the American Dream.The Strange, True Tale of the Old-Timey Goat Testicle-Implanting 'Governor'|Penny Lane|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Charlatan is an unfair word,” Kennedy opined, but “he did an awful lot for effect.
And the gratitude I get is this charlatan chose not to do his job, which is to write.Charlie Sheen's 10 Worst Quotes, from Anti-Semitism to Alcoholism|The Daily Beast|February 25, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In our shock at the way things have turned out, we wonder if there is anyone left in charge who's not a charlatan or a fool.
He is not a charlatan, for though he is ignorant, he is honest.Ephemera Critica|John Churton Collins
What had they in common with this charlatan who treated the abominable teachings of Walt Whitman symphonically?Melomaniacs|James Huneker
"You're excited, Boy-ee," said the charlatan with haggard forbearance.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Even a charlatan can be good alone; an apostate can be wise alone; a fool can be pious alone.
This writer, who was possessed of undoubted talent, was also an adventurer and charlatan of the first order.Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution|Agnes Arber