mountebankism

mountebankism

(ˈmaʊntɪbæŋkˌɪzəm)
n
a rare variant of mountebankery
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mountebankism

boastful and pretentious behavior; quackery or any actions typical of a mountebank. Also mountebankery.
See also: Behavior, Lies and Lying
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