Pronunciation: (moun'tu-bangk"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/mountebank.html on line 75 [key]
1. a person who sells quack medicines, as from a platform in public places, attracting and influencing an audience by tricks, storytelling, etc.
2. any charlatan or quack.
to act or operate as a mountebank.
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