how to pronounce mountebank

/ˈmaʊn.tɪ.bæŋk/

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mountebank is pronounced in three syllables

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maʊntɪbæŋk

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An example use of mountebank in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… charlatans and mountebank sell their …”

meanings of mountebank

noun:

  1. An acrobat.
  2. One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.
  3. One who sells dubious medicines.

verb:

  1. To cheat by boasting and false pretenses.
  2. To act as a mountebank.

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