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Bunko   Listen
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Bunko  v. t.  (past & past part. bunkoed; pres. part. bunkoing)  To swindle by a bunko game or scheme; to cheat or victimize in any similar way, as by a confidence game, passing a bad check, etc.
Bunko steerer, a person employed as a decoy in bunko. (Slang, U.S.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Bunko" Quotes from Famous Books



... these fine-looking little tomato-like globes of orange and red are advertised in the wind by the absence of the early dropping foliage. They look luscious and tempting; indeed, they are tempting! Past experience—you need but one—had prepared me for this "bunko" fruit; but my friend would not believe me, one day in early October—he must taste for himself. Taste he did, and generously, for the first bite is pleasing, and does not alarm, wherefore he had time, before his insulted nerves of mouth and tongue gave full ...
— Getting Acquainted with the Trees • J. Horace McFarland



Words linked to "Bunko" :   con, bunco, sting operation, con game, confidence trick, confidence game, rig, bunco game, cheat, swindle, flimflam, bunko game, sting, hustle, gyp



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