charlatanism

[shahr-luh-tn-iz-uh m]
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noun

the practice or method of a charlatan.
an instance of this.

Nearby words

  1. charivari,
  2. chark,
  3. charkha,
  4. charlady,
  5. charlatan,
  6. charlatanry,
  7. charlemagne,
  8. charlene,
  9. charleroi,
  10. charles

Origin of charlatanism

First recorded in 1795–1805; charlatan + -ism

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