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Definition of Mountebank

Mountebank
Mountebank Mount"e*bank, n. [It. montimbanco, montambanco; montare to mount + in in, upon + banco bench. See Mount, and 4th Bank.] 1. One who mounts a bench or stage in the market or other public place, boasts of his skill in curing diseases, and vends medicines which he pretends are infalliable remedies; a quack doctor. Such is the weakness and easy credulity of men, that a mountebank . . . is preferred before an able physician. --Whitlock. 2. Any boastful or false pretender; a charlatan; a quack. Nothing so impossible in nature but mountebanks will undertake. --Arbuthnot.
Mountebank
Mountebank Mount"e*bank, v. t. To cheat by boasting and false pretenses; to gull. [R.] --Shak.
Mountebank
Mountebank Mount"e*bank, v. i. To play the mountebank.

Meaning of Mountebank from wikipedia

- Mountebank may refer to: A charlatan who sells phony medicines from a platform Monte Bank, a card game The Mountebanks, a comic opera by Alfred Cellier...
- A charlatan (also called a swindler or mountebank) is a person practising quackery or some similar confidence trick or deception in order to obtain money...
- Belphegor the Mountebank is a 1921 British silent film directed by Bert Wynne and starring Milton Rosmer, Kathleen Vaughan and Warwick Ward. It is based...
- The Mountebanks is a comic opera in two acts with music by Alfred Cellier and Ivan Caryll and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The story concerns a magic...
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- two years later the whole story was published. Bill, who traveled as a mountebank across the country, sometimes a glad-handing huckster or occasionally...
- products between various entertainments. They developed from European mountebank shows and were common in the United States in the nineteenth century,...
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