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charlatan

See also: charlatán

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From Middle French charlatan, from Old Italian ciarlatano (quack), a blend of ciarlatore (a chatterer) and cerretano (a hawker, quack), literally, a native of Cerreto, a village in Umbria, known for its quacks.

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charlatan (plural charlatans)

  1. A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.

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charlatan m (plural charlatans, feminine charlatane)

  1. charlatan

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