from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being a charlatan
- n. The act of a charlatan
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Undue pretensions to skill; quackery; wheedling; empiricism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practices of a charlatan; fraudulent or impudent pretension to knowledge or skill; quackery. Formerly written charlatanery.
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Gillian McKeith may be a complete fraud, but this kind of charlatanry is everywhere, especially over here in Californialand.
In some ways the ultimate question posed by Fox News, Murdoch's career, and television's current fertile disarray is whether charlatanry is an improvement on humbug.
You believe this, but are you going to show us examples of his "charlatanry" ... wow April 9, 2009 - 12: 37 ET by
In 2006 a Jeddah court convicted an Eritrean national Muhammad Burhan for "charlatanry" because he possessed a phone book that contained writings in the Tigrinya alphabet used in Eritrea.
"charlatanry" doesn't really belong in a scientific paper.
"charlatanry" an Asian man accusing him of using supernatural powers to solve marital disputes and induce others to fall in love.
And I had come to be oppressed by what seemed to me the futility of art -- a pompous legerdemain, a consummate charlatanry that deceived not only its devotees but its practitioners.
Such total intellectual dishonesty is either a sign of mental incompetence or blatant charlatanry
Bernard's romantic passion - laced with a little charlatanry - is in opposition to Hannah's classical reserve.
As he says, there is not one shred of actual scientific evidence to sustain the claim of AGW, which rests in its entirety upon charlatanry, fraud, ignorance and ideology.