kwakzalver

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Middle Dutch quacken (to talk fraudulently) + zalver (salve-seller), or from kwakzalven (to practice quackery).

NounEdit

kwakzalver m (plural kwakzalvers, diminutive kwakzalvertje n)

  1. A quacksalver, fake healer
  2. (generalised) A swindler, cheater, fraud, hustler

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • kwakzalverij
  • kwakzalveren
  • kwakzalversaap
  • kwakzalversboekje
  • kwakzalversgeheim
  • kwakzalversgoed
  • kwakzalversmiddel
  • kwakzalverspoespas
  • kwakzalverswinkel

Related termsEdit

  • kladzalver
  • lapzalver
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 21:18