Traducción de mountebank en Español:

mountebank

embaucador, n.

Pronunciación /ˈmaʊntɪbaŋk//ˈmaʊn(t)əˌbæŋk/

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    embaucador masculino
    embaucadora femenino
    charlatán masculino
    charlatana femenino
    • A lifestyle guru is a modern sort of mountebank, selling quack advice instead of false medicines.
    • Additional evidence indicates that it was a term used among medical mountebanks in Tudor times.
    • The word toady comes from ‘toad-eater’: a quack's or mountebank's assistant who would eat, or pretend to eat, a toad so he could be cured by the medicine man.
    • There had always been mountebanks and charlatans operating in the public squares, but they now dominated the marketplace.
    • Whitman, so deeply sensuous that his poetry has the emotive compulsion of the fairground mountebank, was famous enough to be used in advertisements.