Mountebank


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Mountebank [moun-tuh-bangk]

  • (noun) a person who deceives others, especially in order to trick them out of their money; a charlatan.
  • (noun) a person who sells quack medicines, as from a platform in public places, attracting and influencing an audience by tricks, storytelling,etc.

Mountebank meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कपटी,धोखेबाज़,नट,नीमहकीम,नटनी,बाज़ीगर,मदारी,कपटी विक्रेता,तमाशा कर भीड़ इकट्ठी करने वाला

Mountebank sentences from Newspaper

  • Narendra Modi, the mountebank, dwarfed Chouhan at the rally called essentially to boost the BJP’s prospects in the upcoming assembly elections.
  • A credulous conservative audience is ready for another mountebank like Warnke to thieve away their money telling fables about demons.
  • Charlatan to many is a huckster, a mountebank, an impersonator.
  • What equivocating mountebank could fool the American people with such nonsense?
  • Why play along with someone who one of your closest allies has effectively described as a dangerous mountebank?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Mountebank

  • mountebank can be broken as mouth+bank=person whose mouth is a bank of words….who is extremely boastful and pretentious…

Mountebank pronunciation

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